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Denny, Mark W., 1951-
How the ocean works : an introduction to oceanography / Mark Denny
Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2008
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  GC21 .D398 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Oceanography
Marine sciences
Physical Description xviii, 320 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Discovering the oceans -- Ocean basins -- Seawater -- Photosynthesis and primary production -- The flow of energy, carbon, and nutrients -- The dilemma of the two-layered ocean -- The coriolis effect and its consequences -- Winds and currents -- Solutions to the dilemma -- Complexity: carbon, iron, and the atmosphere -- Fisheries -- An invitation

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