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Oceans

Author: John Woodward; Google (Firm)
Publisher: New York, New York : DK Pubishing, 2008. ©2008
Series: DK online.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Explores various aspects of the world's oceans and provides instructions on how to find additional information via the DK online website by using keywords from the book.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Woodward; Google (Firm)
ISBN: 9780756634636 0756634636 9780756634629 0756634628
OCLC Number: 191697751
Notes: "Google."
Includes index.
Description: 96 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: An ocean planet --
Ocean pioneers --
Oceanography --
Exploring the ocean depths --
The ocean floors --
Oceans and continents --
Midocean ridges --
Hotspots and seamounts --
Ocean trenches --
Tsunamis --
Coastal erosion --
Abyssal plains --
Changing sea levels --
Ocean water --
Heat and light --
Icy oceans --
Oceans and the atmosphere --
Cyclones and hurricanes --
Wind and waves --
Tides and tidal streams --
Surface currents --
Seasonal shifts --
Deep-water currents --
Nutrients and life --
The marine food web --
Living underwater --
Life in shallow seas --
Life on tidal shores --
Life in icy oceans --
Coral reefs and atolls --
The open oceans --
The ocean depths --
Hydrothermal vents --
Minerals from the sea --
Energy from the oceans --
Fishing and mariculture --
Overfishing and bycatch --
Ocean trade and tourism --
Habitat destruction --
Climate change --
Marine conservation.
Series Title: DK online.
Responsibility: written by John Woodward.
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Explores various aspects of the world's oceans and provides instructions on how to find additional information via the DK online website by using keywords from the book.

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