5 edition of Oceanographers in action found in the catalog.
Oceanographers in action
Describes what oceanography is and what oceanographers do including brief explanations of some current projects: the study of currents, measuring the geochemistry of seawater, observing the behavior of fish and others.
|Statement||by Erik Bergaust and William O. Foss.|
|Contributions||Foss, William O., joint author.|
|LC Classifications||GC21 .B48|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||93|
|LC Control Number||68015038|
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Oceanographers are privileged to participate in a science that is intellectually compelling and has immediate and long-term practical applications. Yet, the pressure for quick answers to practical questions sometimes obscures the need for investing in the improvement of basic science, which remains the key to solving long-term practical problems. Oceanography (compound of the Greek words ὠκεανός meaning "ocean" and γράφω meaning "write"), also known as oceanology, is the study of the physical and biological aspects of the is an important Earth science, which covers a wide range of topics, including ecosystem dynamics; ocean currents, waves, and geophysical fluid dynamics; plate tectonics and the geology of the sea.
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Oceanographers in action. [Erik Bergaust; William O Foss] -- Describes what oceanography is and what oceanographers do including brief explanations of some current projects: the study of currents, measuring the geochemistry of seawater, observing the behavior.
Oceanographers in Action written by Erik Bergaust and William O. Foss () and published by Putnam Books.
This is a publisher's sample copy, and ink stamped "Sample Copy" on. Get this from a library. Seawatchers; oceanographers in action. [William Bixby] -- Describes the work of the oceanographers--men who study th ocean in all its aspects. What does an oceanographer do.
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Currently, the greatest demand in oceanography is for chemical and physical oceanographers and ocean engineers. The future looks bright in the fields of remote. Writing A Book Synopsis for Oceanography Mary Anne Holmes, University of Nebraska at Lincoln Students read popular science books and write a synopsis of the book, linking the topic(s) covered in the book with those covered in class.
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