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The Facts On File Marine Science Handbook

This one-stop resource covers the key terms, individuals, and significant milestones that are the heart of marine science. The Facts On File Marine Science Handbook helps students learn the basics of thi… (See Below for Full Description)
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This one-stop resource covers the key terms, individuals, and significant milestones that are the heart of marine science. The Facts On File Marine Science Handbook helps students learn the basics of this popular and exciting branch of science.

Topics covered include:
  • Acoustic oceanography
  • Alluviation
  • Bottom currents
  • Echman spiral
  • Gulf stream
  • Midoceanic ridge
  • Phoronida
  • Plate techtonics
  • Zooplankton.
Biographies include:
  • Alaxander Agassiz
  • Vitus Bering
  • John Cabot
  • Giovanni de Verrazano
  • Carl L. Hubbs
  • Necho II
  • Jeanne Villepreux-Power
  • John Tuzo Wilson.
Tables and diagrams include:
  • Astrolabe
  • Bathysphere
  • Beaufort wind scale
  • Global wind circulation
  • Harrison chronometer
  • Offshore oil production, 2001
  • Relative size of oceans
  • Thermoscope
  • Voyage of Charles Darwin and Robert Fitzroy
  • World aquaculture and commercial fish catches, 1995-1999.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-0-8160-4812-0
ISBN-10 816048126
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-0958-9
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Science Handbook
Author Scott McCutcheon and Bobbi McCutcheon
Publication Date 5/1/2003
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Facts On File
Specifications 51 black-and-white photographs and 76 line illustrations. Index. Appendixes. Bibliography. Cross-references. Chronology. Tables and charts.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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