The oceans : a book of questions and answers

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Wiley,
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[1989]
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Facts and technical data on the world's oceans. The Oceans This guide to the most powerful and mysterious natural force is written for everyone who loves the ocean. The coverage is wide-ranging and in-depth, and the presentation underscores how important the oceans are to the inhabitants of this planet, and how their resources must be protected and best utilized for the welfare of humanity. In a lively, easy-to-read, question-and-answer format, The Oceans offers insights, facts and figures in answer to over 100 questions about the ocean. The information is organized into seven unique categories for study: * The Physical Ocean * The Biological Ocean * The Meteorological Ocean * The Chemical Ocean * The Geological Ocean * The Engineer's Ocean * The Global Ocean--Past, Present, and Future The Oceans is filled with historical data, scientific theories, and sometimes surprising facts that will serve to increase your enjoyment and appreciation of the planet ocean. And, most likely, this knowledge will heighten your sense of awe for its immense natural forces.
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