Ocean science is the study of the global marine environment, from the icy wastes of the polar seas to the tranquil lagoons of coral islands from the still blue depths of the. It combines direct observation of this environment with a systematic search for understanding of the processes that control it. This book covers a wide range of topics, including marine organisms and ecosystem dynamics; ocean currents, waves, and geophysical fluid dynamics; plate tectonics and the geology of the sea floor.
Print ISBN: 9781682510827 | $ 170 | 2016 | Hardcover
Contributors: Marco Marcelli, Andrea Pannocchi et al