The latest addition to Salem Press' Principles of Science series, Principles of Marine Science introduces readers to the fundamentals of oceanography using easy-to-understand language. Readers will get a solid start and deeper understanding of this complex subject that affects much of our lives on Earth, from climate, to pollution, to food supply. Entries provide in-depth examinations of more than 100 topics, many with illustrations, diagrams, and models.
A wide variety of terms and concepts is covered in this volume, including:
- Chemical Oceanography
- Marine Conservation
- World Ocean Circulation Experiment
- Dead Zones
- Ocean Colonization
- Coastal Sciences
This resource will be a helpful tool for students and researchers who are just beginning their study of marine science and need a solid background of the key terms and elements in the field.