More Details about Essentials Of Oceanography 6th Edition (Ie)

General Information  
Author(s)Garrison T
PublisherCengage Learning
Edition6
ISBN9780840061577
Pages496
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2012

Description

The sixth edition of ESSENTIALS OF OCEANOGRAPHY, International Edition conveys Garrison's enthusiasm for oceanography to non-science students taking an introductory course. It is a streamlined version of his bestselling OCEANOGRAPHY, International Edition text, but was created specifically to meet the needs of a shorter course. This text provides a basic understanding of the scientific questions, complexities, and uncertainties involved in ocean use, and the role and importance of oceans in nurturing and sustaining life on the planet.