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Oceans cover over 70% of the planet′s surface and are essential to life on earth, yet their deepest mysteries remained unexplored until very recently when 20th century technological advances allowed the vast expansion of our frontiers of knowledge and worldwide interest in oceanography grew rapidly.
Combining the skills of 40 contributors from world–renowned teaching and research establishments, this richly illustrated introduction to oceanography is suitable for coursework and appeals to a wide readership without compromising standards of scientific rigor.
With coverage ranging from history and instrumentation to the physical geography, meteorology, biology and chemistry of the sea and its ecosystems, Oceanography provides the reader with an authoritative, comprehensive guide while promoting awareness of current ecological concerns governing man′s relationship with the oceans.
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Book Description Manson Publishing Ltd, 1996. Hardcover. Condition: Used; Good. **SHIPPED FROM UK** We believe you will be completely satisfied with our quick and reliable service. All orders are dispatched as swiftly as possible! Buy with confidence!. Seller Inventory # 3276265
Book Description Manson Publishing Ltd, 1996. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. A very good copy, square and tight with no rips or splits, just a trifle rubbed. Contents sound and clean, not showing any pen-marks. Not from a library so no such stamps or labels. Thus a tidy book in presentable condition.A nearly new copy, square and tight with no creases or splits. Contents fresh and clean, not showing any pen-marks. Not from a library so no such stamps or labels. Thus a tidy book in very presentable condition. Seller Inventory # 049779
Book Description John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY, 1996. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Book is in Good condition. Pages are clean, no highlighting, marks or writing. Covers show only minor shelf wear, no stains or marks. All photographs, illustrations, tables and charts are in good condition. No fading or marking of text. A Great Copy for a Student or for the Classroom. An Awesome Buy!. None. Seller Inventory # 000150
Book Description Manson Publishing Ltd. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Books is in good condition. Some moderate creases and wear. This item may not come with CDs or additional parts and might be an ex-library copy. Seller Inventory # DS-1874545383-3
Book Description Manson Publishing Ltd, 1996. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Like New. NICE CONDITION LARGE HARDCOVER BOOK. NO WRITING OR MARKINGS IN TEXT. OWNER NAME INSIDE COVER. ONLY SLIGHT WEAR TO COVER. A CLEAN & SOLID BOOK. Seller Inventory # Y-2909
Book Description Manson Publishing, 1996. Condition: Very Good. 352, col illus. . . Vg, some wear to foot of spine. . . Seller Inventory # 33896
Book Description Manson Publishing Ltd, 1996. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG1874545383
Book Description Manson Publishing Ltd, 1996. Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. No dust jacket. , 1300grams, ISBN:9781874545385. Seller Inventory # 6496055