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Authors: James E. Mackin (Bloomsburg Univ. of Pennsylvania) 
Book Description:
The purpose of this manual is to assist oceanography instructors in the teaching of mathematical techniques that are used to solve oceanographic and other scientific problems. The quantitative problems presented in “The Science of Oceanography” are designed to give students experience with real scientific data. Students will learn how scientists use the data they have collected to calculate key information about the oceans. They will also learn how to interpret real scientific data with real sampling and measurement errors.

In many cases, the quantitative problems require that students derive equations and methods they must use to solve the problems. This manual gives instructors the tools they need to help students derive these equations and methods. Also, in many cases, the problems require that students perform the same calculations with many different data points. This gives instructors the opportunity to teach students how to use spreadsheets and other computing tools to deal with large amounts of data.



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Table of Contents:
Introduction vii

Chapter 1 Introduction and History pp.1-14

Chapter 2 Origin of the Oceans pp.15-28

Chapter 3 Plate Tectonics pp.29-34

Chapter 4 Submarine Topography pp.35-42

Chapter 5 Seawater pp.43-54

Chapter 6 Atmosphere Circulation pp.55-62

Chapter 7 Ocean Circulation pp.63-70

Chapter 8 Waves and Beaches pp.71-78

Chapter 9 Tides pp.79-92

Chapter 10 Estuaries pp.93-98

Chapter 11 Introduction to Marine Organisms pp.99-100

Chapter 12 Environments and Adaptations pp.101-108

Chapter 13 Food Webs, Primary Productivity and Ecosystems pp.109-112

Chapter 14 Geochemical Cycles pp.113-118

Chapter 15 Marine Sediments pp.119-126

Chapter 16 The Oceans and Global Climate Change pp.127-136

Index pp.137-139 109

   Binding: Softcover
   Pub. Date: 2010
   Pages: pp.139
   ISBN: 978-1-60741-361-5
   Status: AV
  
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EP Editorial Production
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