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Marine Biology - 3rd edition

Marine Biology (ISBN10: 0070121974; ISBN13: 9780070121973)
ISBN13: 978-0070121973
ISBN10: 0070121974

Summary: Introductory, one-semester text designed for non-majors. Covers the basics of marine biology with a global approach using examples from numerous regions and ecosystems worldwide.

  • New end-of-chapter Internet references called "Marine Biology on the Net." Lists web site descriptions (not URL's) which students can access through the Castro/Huber web site.
  • "Further Readings" sections more at end-of-chapters have been completely rewritten
  • NEW end-of-chapter "Do It Yourself Summary" contains fill-in-the-blank exercises as a review of chapter material.
  • Over 40 new photos and 70 full color illustrations give this book a beautiful, exciting look.
  • New, revised design improves overall appearance of the text and creates a cleaner look.
  • Added coverage in Chapter 1 on ROV's (Remotely Operated Vehicles). Includes photos and text to describe this new method of marine exploration.
  • New up-to-date coverage of El Nino, Red Tides & Harmful Algal Blooms (Chapter 14), and Pfiesteria (Chapter 5).
  • Chapter 5 now incorporates a more current system of classification.
  • Presentation of geological, physical and chemical properties of oceans (an non-majors level) as they relate to marine biology. This central theme is repeated throughout the text.
  • Multiple learning aids throughout text, including: Review Boxes, Boxed Essays, Key Concept Summaries, Chapter Outlines, Extensive Glossary, End-of-Chapter Thought Questions and Further Reading References. less

Edition/Copyright: 3RD 00
Cover: Hardcover
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Year Published: 2000
International: No

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