THE OCEAN BOOK

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The Ocean

Author : Philip Henry Gosse
ISBN : UCSD:31822010156594
Genre : Ocean
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Category: Ocean

Turbulence In The Ocean

Author : Monin
ISBN : 9789400952171
Genre : Science
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Four years have elapsed since the preparation of the original Russian version of this book. This is a long time when dealing with such actively expanding fields of oceanography as research into small-scale structures and the investigation of hydro physical processes. Over this period new quick-response devices have been developed and successfully used for measurements taken in various ocean areas. Improvements in high-frequency meters used to measure hydrophysical parameters has enabled workers to obtain more accurate absolute values of the fluctuations measured by such devices. In view of this scientific progress, some of the ideas presented in this book now require additional explanation. Great care should be used in dealing with the absolute fluctuation values of hydro physical fields, since the methods used for the determination of the accuracy of the high-frequency measuring devices have been imperfect in the past. Never theless, it would appear that the results of the investigations summarized in this book have not lost their importance, and that the established laws governing small-scale pro cesses in the ocean are of a sufficiently universal nature and, as such, have not been shattered with the qualitative and quantitative advances in devices used for measurements taken in oceans. The authors feel that their work is of interest to English-speaking readers. The appearance of the English translation of the book is, to a very large extent, due to the tremendous amount of editing work brilliantly done by Prof. H. Tennekes.
Category: Science

About The Ocean

Author : Sindy McKay
ISBN : 1891327313
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Explores many aspects of the ocean environment, from coral reefs to deep seas to sandy shores and presents facts about life in the ocean, including dolphins, sharks, whales, starfish, and other creatures.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Spirit Of The Ocean

Author : Daniel Gilpen
ISBN : 1405486740
Genre : Photography
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Seen from space, the oceans define our planet. They are vast almost beyond our ability to imagine, dwarfing the continents on which we spend our lives. To many of us oceans are another world, unvisited and strange. This book opens that world up and invites us in to share in its marvels and mysteries.
Category: Photography

A Drop In The Ocean

Author : Jenni Ogden
ISBN : 9781631520273
Genre : Fiction
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GOLD: NAUTILUS BOOK AWARD, FICTION, LARGE PUBLISHER (2016) GOLD: SARTON WOMEN'S BOOK AWARD, CONTEMPORARY FICTION (2016) GOLD: INDEPENDENT PUBLISHER BOOK AWARDS (IPPYS), BEST FICTION, AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND (2016) SILVER: READERS’ FAVORITE INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARD, WOMEN’S FICTION On her 49th birthday, Anna Fergusson, Boston neuroscientist and dedicated introvert, arrives at an unwanted crossroads when the funding for her research lab is cut. With her confidence shattered and her future uncertain, on impulse she rents a cabin for a year on Australia's Great Barrier Reef. However Turtle Island, alive with sea birds and nesting Green turtles, is not the retreat she expected. Here she finds love—for the eccentric islanders who become her family; for Tom, the laid-back turtle whisperer; and for the turtles whose ancient mothering instincts move her to tears. But Anna finds that even on her idyllic drop in the ocean there is pain, and as the months fly past her dream for a new life is threatened by a darkness that challenges everything she has come to believe about the power of love. Evocative and thought-provoking, A Drop in the Ocean is a story about second chances and hard lessons learned in the gentlest of ways.
Category: Fiction

The Ocean Book

Author : Frank Sherwin
ISBN : 9781614581628
Genre : Religion
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The oceans may well be Earth's final frontier. These dark and sometimes mysterious waters cover 71 percent of the surface area of the globe and have yet to be fully explored, Under the waves, a watery world of frail splendor, foreboding creatures, and sights beyond imagination awaits. The Ocean Book will teach you about: Giant squid and other "monsters" of the seas Centuries of ocean exploration Hydrothermal vents The ingredients that make up the ocean Harnessing the ocean's energy Icebergs Coral reefs Ships, submarines, and other ocean vessels The major ocean currents El Nino, whirlpools, and hurricanes Harvesting the oceans' resources Whales, dolphins, fish, and other sea creatures Learning about the oceans and their hidden contents can be exciting and rewarding. The abundance and diversity of life, the wealth of resources, and the simple mysteries there have intrigued explorers and scientist for centuries. A better understanding of our oceans ensures careful conservation of their grandeur and beauty for future generations, and leads to a deeper respect for the delicate balance of life on planet Earth.
Category: Religion

The Ocean Book

Author : Esther Gonstalla
ISBN : 0857844776
Genre : Nature
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The Ocean Book is full of easy-to-read, beautiful infographics that present the key issues facing our oceans. Rising sea levels, growing rubbish patches and overfishing are putting our oceans in grave danger. Though we love our oceans, we must learn to cherish them. This book will help readers realize how we cause the problems and how we can solve them.
Category: Nature

From Headwaters To The Ocean

Author : Makoto Taniguchi
ISBN : 9780415472791
Genre : Science
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The vulnerability of water resources due to climate change and human activities is globally increasing. The phenomenon of hydrological change is complicated because of the combinations and interactions between natural climate fluctuation, global warming and human activities including changes in land utilization. The impact areas of hydrological changes are also not only within the basin, but reach to the ocean through coastal water exchanges. This book presents contributions focused on integrated water management from headwater to the ocean in a time of climate change and increasing population.
Category: Science

Swallow The Ocean

Author : Laura M. Flynn
ISBN : 9781582434612
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Traces the author's coming of age under the shadow of her mother's paranoid schizophrenia, a disorder that ended her parents' marriage and caused the author to be raised in accordance with her mother's distorted perceptions of the world.
Category: Biography & Autobiography