Marine Biology

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9780070121973: Marine Biology

This introductory text takes a global approach in demonstrating how the oceans function as a part of a global, integrated system. Using examples from numerous regions and ecosystems worldwide, the book seeks to illustrate the ocean's importance to humanity.

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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.

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Presentation of geological, physical and chemical properties of oceans (at 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.
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 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 dynamic new 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 Niño, Red Tides & Harmful Algal Blooms (Chapter 14), and Pfiesteria (Chapter 5).
Chapter 5 now incorporates a more current system of classification.
Dynamic new web site features quizzing, hot links, Do-It-Yourself Summaries, Sample Syllabi and more!

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