By Carol Lalli,Timothy R. Parsons
This well known undergraduate textbook deals scholars an organization grounding within the basics of organic oceanography. in addition to a transparent and available textual content, studying is superior with various illustrations together with a color part, thorough bankruptcy summaries, and questions with solutions and reviews behind the book.
The finished assurance of this ebook encompasses the houses of seawater which impact existence within the ocean, type of marine environments and organisms, phytoplankton and zooplankton, marine foodstuff webs, higher marine animals (marine mammals, seabirds and fish), existence at the seafloor, and how during which people have an effect on marine ecosystems.
The moment variation has been completely up-to-date, together with a lot info to be had for the 1st time in a booklet at this point. there's additionally a brand new bankruptcy on human affects - from harvesting massive quantities of fish, toxins, and intentionally or by accident moving marine organisms to new environments.
This booklet enhances the Open college Oceanography sequence, additionally released by way of Butterworth-Heinemann, and is a suite textual content for the Open college 3rd point path, S330.
- A best undergraduate text
- New bankruptcy on human affects - a hugely topical subject
- Expanded color plate part
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