Exploring the World Ocean presents oceanography as a systems science, aimed at understanding the world ocean as a single, interdependent system of interacting geological, physical, chemical and biological processes. The text also emphasizes the idea that ocean science is an ongoing process, dependent upon cutting-edge technology and research. Students are encouraged to take an active role in learning by exploring scientific ideas, data, and alternative ways of thinking as they view ocean science through the eyes of ...

Exploring the World Ocean 2007, McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math

ISBN-13: 9780073312767

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