Introduction to Ocean Sciences

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Introduction to Ocean Sciences
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Author:
Douglas A. Segar
Publisher:
Norton
ISBN:
9780393926293
Publication Date:
-
Edition:
2E07
Format:
Hardback
Item Location:
ROW2
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Developing scientific literacy by emphasizing the real-world process of science, this text provides an accessible introduction to the interrelated physical, chemical, biological, and geological processes of the oceans, atmosphere, and coasts. The Second Edition has been fully revised and updated and offers improved pedagogy, an expanded art program featuring beautiful underwater photography by the author, and new multimedia resources for students and instructors.
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AUTHOR INFORMATION
Douglas A. Segar (Ph.D. University of Liverpool, England) has performed research on diverse aspects of marine sciences, natural resource management, and environmental pollution, spending many months at sea on ocean research vessels of all sizes. He has taught ocean sciences at universities in Florida, California, and Alaska, including the Peralta Community College District and the University of Alaska, Anchorage, and has directed several marine and environmental academic research centers. He has also worked in both private industry and government, including as a scientist with the U.S. Congress, where he investigated issues related to marine pollution, ocean dumping, fisheries conservation, habitat protection, marine mammal management, and endangered species, and acted as a representative in the negotiation of several international marine conservation treaties. Elaine Stamman Segar has a Master's degree in marine biology from Texas A&M University and is currently the Director for Laboratory Programmatic Assessment and Oversight with the office of the President of the University of California system.

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