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Oceanography: An Earth Science Perspective


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März 2004

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

This work provides a wide perspective of the oceans by examining their places in the earth sciences, drawing together all the key strands of ocean study and presenting a holistic view of ocean processes, ancient and modern.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Part 1 The essentials of modern oceanography: introduction - basics of oceanography for Earth scientists; the nature of seawater and its importance in ocean processes; the movement of ocean waters; crust-ocean interactions; marine sedimentary deposits; marine ecosystems and oceanography. Part 2 Evolution of the oceans in geological time: studying the oceans in geological time; Precambrian ocean change; trends in Phanerozoic oceans; short-term changes in Phanerozoic oceans. Part 3 Human impacts on the ocean systems: degradation of the marine environment; ocean systems and the anthropogenic greenhouse; conclusion - an earth science perspective of the oceans; appendix - chemistry for oceanographers.
EAN: 9780748754427
ISBN: 0748754423
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UCL PR
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2004
Seitenanzahl: 288 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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