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The Facts on File Dictionary of Marine…

The Facts on File Dictionary of Marine Science

by Barbara Charton, John H. Tietjen

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325 p. : some illustrations ; 24 cm. ; hardcover
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Thoroughly revised and updated, The Facts On File Dictionary of Marine Science contains over 2,500 entries-500 new to this edition-dealing with the basic vocabulary of marine science. Revised information on time scales, an updated chronology of significant events, and a taxonomic classification of living organisms are also included. New entries include: abyssal rocks, Luis Alvarez, celestial navigation, giant squid, global warming, microfossils, off-shore drilling, phosphorescence, saw sharks, and zoantharia.

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Defines terms dealing with water chemistry, marine ecology, currents, and oceanography, and identifies scientific organizations and concepts associated with the study of the oceans.

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