An introduction to the world's oceans
.In An Introduction to the World's Oceans, Seventh Edition, Keith Sverdrup, Alyn Duxbury, and Alison Duxbury have blended the most comtemporary information and research with basic principles to bring you and your students an unmatched, comprehensive introduction to oceanography. You will find a significantly revised Seventh Edition that addresses all the latest findings in oceanography.What's special about these authors?An Introduction to the World's Oceans, Seventh Edition,contains balanced and comprehensive coverage that comes from each author having strength in different areas of oceanography. Oceanography is an eclectic science that examines physical, chemical, and biological properties of the world's oceans. Alison Duxbury has a background in marine biology, Alyn Duxbury has a background in physical oceanography, and Keith Sverdrup has a background in marine geology, geophysics, and how oceanography relates to other areas of science. The result? A well-balanced, comprehensive introduction to oceanography.McGraw-Hill has exclusive videos from Scripps Institution of Oceanography: These video clips will be brief (one- to two-minute clips) and available on either videotape or on the Digital Content Manager CD-ROM. There will be a total of about 2 hours and 12 minutes worth of these short clips. Clips will be available for each chapter of the text and no other company can offer these videos.
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