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Deep Ocean Journeys

Author : Cindy Lee Van Dover
ISBN : 0201154986
Genre : Science
File Size : 59.76 MB
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Scientist and submersible pilot Cindy Lee Van Dover has travelled to the bottom of the sea. In this book she gives voice to the scientific passion that motivates her while taking us along with her as she reveals the wonders of the ocean floor.
Category: Science

Journey Into The Deep

Author : Rebecca L. Johnson
ISBN : 9781467737173
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 84.65 MB
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Have you ever wondered what mysteries the ocean holds? Prepare to explore the ocean from sunlit shallows to the deepest, darkest depths. Along the way, you'll meet many incredible creatures that are brand new to science. Dive to a coral reef and spot a new species of pygmy octopus. Travel deeper and discover fragile, nearly transparent jellies as they drift past. Then head down into a world of eternal night. You'll encounter animals that make their own light and zombie worms that feast on the bones of dead whales. Your adventure is based on the real journeys of scientists involved in the Census of Marine Life. From 2000 to 2010, more than two thousand researchers from eighty-two countries carried out the most extensive investigation of ocean life ever attempted. Author Rebecca L. Johnson takes readers to research sites around the globe, showing how ocean scientists do their work. Stunning photographs throughout bring readers face-to-face with some of the most mesmerizing creatures on Earth.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Ocean Odyssey Adult Coloring Book

Author : Rina Corn
ISBN : 1979746583
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File Size : 56.82 MB
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Grab This Newest Ocean Odyssey Coloring Book for Adults From sea creatures to beautiful ocean scenes, this coloring experience is sure to have you feeling like you're on the ultimate sea adventure. Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of sea life! This under the sea coloring book will allow you to escape to your happy place and reach ultimate relaxation. Enjoy 35 exotic illustrations of your favorite sea creatures! Happy Coloring! Free PDF Download Download any picture and recolor again. Use Any Coloring Tools Including colored pencils, pens, and fine-tipped markers. One Image Per Page Each image is printed on one page to prevent bleed-through. Display Your Artwork You can display your artwork with a standard 8.5" x 11" frame. Makes a Great Gift Surprise that special someone in your life and make them smile. Buy Now, Start Coloring, and Relax... Scroll to the top of the page and click the buy button.

Venturing The Deep Sea

Author : Laurie Lindop
ISBN : 0761327010
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 39.3 MB
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Meet several scientists who study the animals and environment at the bottom of the ocean floor.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Daring Journeys

Author : Jim Pipe
ISBN : 9780237544843
Genre : Adventure and adventurers
File Size : 47.20 MB
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Battles across stormy seas, through deadly jungle and over barren desert, Daring Journeys takes the reader on some of the most gruelling and dangerous journeys made by famous explorers from history as well as great modern-day adventurers. On the Edge is a series of high-interest, non-fiction books that will appeal to struggling or reluctant readers. With stunning pictures and clear, simple text, The narrative focuses on extraordinary real life stories to engage readers and keep them on the edge of their seats! Each book features a fun quiz to see if the reader could take the same challenges.
Category: Adventure and adventurers

The Ecology Of Deep Sea Hydrothermal Vents

Author : Cindy Van Dover
ISBN : 0691049297
Genre : Science
File Size : 49.21 MB
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Teeming with weird and wonderful life--giant clams and mussels, tubeworms, "eyeless" shrimp, and bacteria that survive on sulfur--deep-sea hot-water springs are found along rifts where sea-floor spreading occurs. The theory of plate tectonics predicted the existence of these hydrothermal vents, but they were discovered only in 1977. Since then the sites have attracted teams of scientists seeking to understand how life can thrive in what would seem to be intolerable or extreme conditions of temperature and fluid chemistry. Some suspect that these vents even hold the key to understanding the very origins of life. Here a leading expert provides the first authoritative and comprehensive account of this research in a book intended for students, professionals, and general readers. Cindy Lee Van Dover, an ecologist, brings nearly two decades of experience and a lively writing style to the text, which is further enhanced by two hundred illustrations, including photographs of vent communities taken in situ. The book begins by explaining what is known about hydrothermal systems in terms of their deep-sea environment and their geological and chemical makeup. The coverage of microbial ecology includes a chapter on symbiosis. Symbiotic relationships are further developed in a section on physiological ecology, which includes discussions of adaptations to sulfide, thermal tolerances, and sensory adaptations. Separate chapters are devoted to trophic relationships and reproductive ecology. A chapter on community dynamics reveals what has been learned about the ways in which vent communities become established and why they persist, while a chapter on evolution and biogeography examines patterns of species diversity and evolutionary relationships within chemosynthetic ecosystems. Cognate communities such as seeps and whale skeletons come under scrutiny for their ability to support microbial and invertebrate communities that are ecologically and evolutionarily related to hydrothermal faunas. The book concludes by exploring the possibility that life originated at hydrothermal vents, a hypothesis that has had tremendous impact on our ideas about the potential for life on other planets or planetary bodies in our solar system.
Category: Science

Atlas Of The Deep Water Seabed

Author : Boris Dorschel
ISBN : 9048193761
Genre : Science
File Size : 70.28 MB
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Presented in an accessible, user-friendly format, this atlas sets out all the major features revealed during one of the largest ever deep-sea mapping campaigns. A unique insight into the morphology of the seabed along the continental margin of the North-East Atlantic, it reveals for the first time many features that have hitherto been hidden beneath the waves. It is organised both thematically and by region, with the sea floor and its biological hotspots – areas of high biodiversity such as seamounts – shown at a resolution not possible before. The atlas presents everything from submarine canyons to coral carbonate mounds, using digital terrain models generated from multibeam data and photographs taken from unmanned deep-water vehicles (ROVs). The full-colour imagery includes digital three-dimensional seabed maps as well as the photographs, with concise text descriptions and topic boxes used to highlight and explain the geological, biological and hydrographical features, in addition to their importance and context in the deep-sea realm. Alongside the wealth of background information and topic boxes on special highlights, extensive on-line resources link the reader to full data sets and GIS locations, while suggestions for further reading point to ongoing research highlights. This is a fascinating resource that will be of use to anyone involved in off-shore and underwater activities, whether scientific or commercial.
Category: Science

Gareth S Guide To Becoming A Deep Sea Explorer

Author : Barbara M. Linde
ISBN : 9781538220450
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 87.90 MB
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Scientists maintain that we've only explored 5 percent of Earth's oceans. These incredible expanses contain so many resources that many of us take for granted. Readers of this adventurous guide will be eager to find out how they can be explorers of Earth's final frontier. Whether they're seeking treasure in a wreck or searching for yet-unknown sea creatures, they'll learn what they need to do to prepare for a life in the water. Sidebars and fact boxes highlight information about real-life deep-sea explorers, while vivid photographs capture some truly captivating scenes of the undersea world.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Ocean Notorious

Author : Matt Vance
ISBN : 1927249260
Genre : History
File Size : 31.29 MB
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For lovers of exciting non-fiction about remote and rarely visited places - and maritime adventures. True first-person stories of the Southern Ocean from NZ to Antarctica - the windiest, roughest, most isolated body of water on earth. Can be compared with: Simon Winchester's Atlantic Johnny Wray's South Sea Vagabonds - a 2014 NZ bestseller Joan Druett's Island of the Lost Bruce Chatwin's classic In Patagonia. Motivated and media-savvy author & perennially popular genre The Southern Ocean is Earth's most notorious body of water. It circles Antarctica, acts as a violent mixer of wind and water, links all other oceans, is feared by sailors and explorers - and is mostly ignored by the rest of the world. Human influence is minimal; the idea of settlement is absurd. There are only widely scattered outposts of people who have come ashore intentionally and temporarily - or have been shipwrecked or abandoned. The author is an intrepid sailor who has guided and spun stories on many southern ocean voyages to Antarctica and subantarctic islands and led the Artists in Antarctica Programme.
Category: History

Down Down Down A Journey To The Bottom Of The Sea

Author : Steve Jenkins
ISBN : 9780547529158
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 34.55 MB
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Caldecott Honor–winning Steve Jenkins provides a top-to-bottom look at the ocean, from birds and waves to thermal vents and ooze. Half the earth’s surface is covered by water more than a mile deep, but most of this watery world is a mystery to us. In fact, more people have stood on the surface of the moon than have visited the deepest spot in the ocean. Come along as we travel down, down, down, from the surface to the bottom of the sea. Along the way you can see jellyfish that flash like a neon sign, creatures with teeth so big, they can’t close their mouths, and even a squid as long as a bus, which battles to the death with a sperm whale, the largest predator on earth. It’ll be a journey you won’t soon forget!
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction