Oceanography: An Invitation to Marine Science

Author: Tom S. Garrison

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305105168

Category: Science

Page: 640

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Developed in partnership with the National Geographic Society, market-leading OCEANOGRAPHY: AN INVITATION TO MARINE SCIENCE, 9e equips students with a basic understanding of the scientific questions, complexities, and uncertainties involved in ocean use-as well as the role and importance of the ocean in nurturing and sustaining life on Earth. The Ninth Edition features the work of seasoned author and educator Tom Garrison along with new co-author Robert Ellis, an assistant professor in the Marine Science Department at Orange Coast College who has managed research projects and educational programs throughout the world. Offering an even stronger emphasis on the science process, the new edition includes more How Do We Know? boxes detailing the science behind how oceanographers know what they know. Coverage of climate change has been updated to reflect the latest findings. In addition, Chapter 14 has been renamed Primary Producers and now includes expanded coverage of photosynthetic and chemosynthetic producers to help students understand the big picture in marine biology. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Oceanography

Author: Tom Garrison

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company

ISBN: UOM:39015064869343

Category: Science

Page: 552

View: 100

This Fifth Edition of OCEANOGRAPHY conveys Garrison's enthusiasm for oceanography to non-science students and concentrates on maximizing student learning. Garrison brings focus and excitement to students' natural appreciation of the complexities of the ocean with integrated technology and a stunning visual program. Drawing on his more than thirty years of teaching experience, Garrison is intent on writing for how students learn best: he is the only oceanography author to consistently consult students about each new edition and incorporate their suggestions, creating a dynamic, current student focus. He provides students with a basic understanding of the scientific questions, complexities, and uncertainties involved in ocean use and the role and importance of the ocean in nurturing and sustaining life on the planet. Also, with a feel for students' excitement at discovering connections, Garrison increases the emphasis in this edition on the interdisciplinary nature of marine science, stressing its links to biology, chemistry, geology, physics, meteorology, astronomy, ecology, history, and economics. To further enrich the student experience, this edition is now fully integrated, on a concept level and with book-specific interactivities, with a FREE brand-new, student tutorial system called OceanographyNow. OceanographyNow is Web-based, assessment-driven, and completely flexible, offering a personalized learning plan based on each student's quiz results to help students focus on the concepts they don't yet understand. Enhanced illustrations, seamless integration of online resources, and a rich suite of student resources (with an optional regional emphasis) complete the Garrison learning experience. "This text is a must for any student searching for a detailed, yet easy to understand introduction to science." - Tanya Johnson, President of Associated Students at Skyline College, on Garrison's OCEANOGRAPHY.
Oceanography: An Invitation to Marine Science

Author: Tom S. Garrison

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780357452844

Category: Nature

Page: 720

View: 646

Developed in partnership with the National Geographic Society, OCEANOGRAPHY: AN INVITATION TO MARINE SCIENCE, 10th edition gives you a basic understanding of the complexities and uncertainties involved in ocean use as well as its role in sustaining life on Earth. Thoroughly updated with the latest findings from the field, the book includes new coverage of important issues such as climate change. Emphasizing the science process throughout, it helps you see how concepts from other scientific fields relate to topics in oceanography. Co-author Robert Ellis draws from his experience managing research projects and educational programs throughout the world, and a diverse group of National Geographic Explorers also share their insights on key concepts. National Geographic resources integrated throughout help create an engaging, visually appealing presentation. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Oceanography

Author: Paul A. Billeter

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company

ISBN: 0495190705

Category: Nature

Page: 256

View: 292

This Study Guide accompanies the Endless Voyage telecourse. Tom Garrison is a writer and science advisor for The Endless Voyage telecourse series.
Outlines and Highlights for Oceanography

Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Publisher: Academic Internet Pub Incorporated

ISBN: 1428889450

Category: Education

Page: 468

View: 936

Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again! Virtually all of the testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events from the textbook are included. Cram101 Just the FACTS101 studyguides give all of the outlines, highlights, notes, and quizzes for your textbook with optional online comprehensive practice tests. Only Cram101 is Textbook Specific. Accompanys: 9780495112860 9780132405645 9780495119135 .
Studyguide for Oceanography

Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Publisher: Cram101

ISBN: 1490205586

Category:

Page: 282

View: 549

Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again Includes all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events. Cram101 Just the FACTS101 studyguides gives all of the outlines, highlights, and quizzes for your textbook with optional online comprehensive practice tests. Only Cram101 is Textbook Specific. Accompanies: 9780872893795. This item is printed on demand.
Studyguide for Oceanography

Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Publisher:

ISBN: 1428832467

Category: Education

Page: 416

View: 179

Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again! Virtually all of the testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events from the textbook are included. Cram101 Just the FACTS101 studyguides give all of the outlines, highlights, notes, and quizzes for your textbook with optional online comprehensive practice tests. Only Cram101 is Textbook Specific. Accompanys: 9780534408879 9780534405335 .
Practical Handbook of Marine Science

Author: Michael J. Kennish

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781351654098

Category: Science

Page: 509

View: 258

The heavily-revised Practical Handbook of Marine Science, Fourth Edition continues its tradition as a state-of-the-art reference that updates the field of marine science to meet the interdisciplinary research needs of physical oceanographers, marine biologists, marine chemists, and marine geologists. This edition adds an entirely new section devoted to Climate Change and Climate Change Effects. It also adds new sections on Estuaries, Beaches, Barrier Islands, Shellfish, Macroalgae, Food Chains, Food Webs, Trophic Dynamics, System Productivity, Physical-Chemical-Biological Alteration, and Coastal Resource Management. The Handbook assembles an extensive international collection of marine science data throughout, with approximately 1,000 tables and illustrations. It provides comprehensive coverage of anthropogenic impacts in estuarine and marine ecosystems from local, regional, and global perspectives. Maintaining its user-friendly, multi-sectional format, this comprehensive resource will also be of value to undergraduate and graduate students, research scientists, administrators, and other professionals who deal with the management of marine resources. Now published in full color, the new edition offers extensive illustrative and tabular reference material covering all the major disciplines related to the sea.