By Carol Lalli,Timothy R. Parsons

ISBN-10: 0080410138

ISBN-13: 9780080410135

ISBN-10: 0750633840

ISBN-13: 9780750633840

This renowned undergraduate textbook deals scholars a company grounding within the basics of organic oceanography. in addition to a transparent and available textual content, studying is superior with a variety of illustrations together with a color part, thorough bankruptcy summaries, and questions with solutions and reviews behind the book.

The finished insurance of this ebook encompasses the homes of seawater which impact existence within the ocean, class of marine environments and organisms, phytoplankton and zooplankton, marine meals webs, better marine animals (marine mammals, seabirds and fish), existence at the seafloor, and how during which people impact marine ecosystems.

The moment version has been completely up-to-date, together with a lot facts on hand for the 1st time in a publication at this point. there's additionally a brand new bankruptcy on human affects - from harvesting large quantities of fish, pollutants, and intentionally or by accident moving marine organisms to new environments.

This publication enhances the Open collage Oceanography sequence, additionally released via Butterworth-Heinemann, and is a suite textual content for the Open collage 3rd point direction, S330.

  • A major undergraduate text
  • New bankruptcy on human affects - a hugely topical subject
  • Expanded color plate part

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