If you are not sure what is included with an eBook or if you have questions about how the eBook differs from the printed text, please call. May be very minimal identifying marks on the inside cover. They must be in a saleable condition. Do you like to be swept up in fun trivia quizzes? His interest in the ocean dates from his earliest memories. © 1996 - 2019 AbeBooks Inc. Coverage of climate change has been updated to reflect the latest findings.
I would recommend this book for learning about the ocean and for beginners. About The Author Tom S. You'll explore topics like Hurricane Katrina; the devastating December 2004 earthquake in the Indian Ocean and the resulting tsunami; the moon and its connection to the ocean; the power of the ocean to influence weather; and uses and abuses of the ocean. This book is the 1 seller in oceanography. Navy admiral as a dad, the subject was hard to avoid! About the Author: Tom Garrison Ph.
If you are looking for Oceanography: An Invitation to Marine Science 9th edition instructor resources, do contact us, we have those for sale too. Book Description Cengage Learning, Inc, United States, 2015. It strives to enhance students' natural enthusiasm for the ocean, including many full-color illustrations and photographs and a writing style that is clear, personal, and lively. Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience. Sample questions asked in the 9th edition of Oceanography: How much faster do fragments of diatoms fall when they are compacted into fecal pellets than when they are not? Whether you use a traditional printed text or all digital Oceanography CourseMate alternative, it's never been easier to better understand the complexities involved in how we study and use the ocean. Drawing on his more than thirty years of teaching experience, Garrison is intent on writing for how students learn best: he is the only oceanography author to consistently consult students about each new edition and incorporate their suggestions, creating a dynamic, current student focus.
I think the figures and images in the chapters I reviewed were truly excellent. Earth Structure and Plate Tectonics. His widely used textbooks in oceanography and marine science are the college market's best sellers, and 42 years of teaching allowed him to pass his oceanic enthusiasm to more than 65,000 students in his career. They are not available as part of the free 14 day eBook access promotion and many do not include mobile access. The deepest area of the ocean is over ten thousand meters deep and the Empire State Building would fit inside it over twenty-eight times.
Years as a midshipman and commissioned naval officer continued the marine emphasis; graduate school and 421 years of teaching has allowed him to pass his oceanic enthusiasm to more than 65,000 students. This text provides timely examples that enhance the material. The search engine will try to find books that have all the words you entered in the title. The Ninth Edition features the work of seasoned author and educator Tom Garrison along with new co-author Robert Ellis, an assistant professor in the Marine Science Department at Orange Coast College who has managed research projects and educational programs throughout the world. Please note that due to electronic rights restrictions, some third party content may be suppressed from eBooks.
OceanographyNow is Web-based, assessment-driven, and completely flexible, offering a personalized learning plan based on each student's quiz results to help students focus on the concepts they don't yet understand. But don't let the pressure of delving into them get to you and don't forget to come up for air every once in a while. We may ship the books from Asian regions for inventory purpose. He was a founding member of the Consortium for Ocean Science Exploration and Engagement, wrote a regular column for the journal Oceanography, and enjoyed writing for National Geographic magazine. Appendix V: The Coriolis Effect. Coverage of climate change has been updated to reflect the latest findings. VitalSource is the platform used for the vast majority of eBooks sold on CengageBrain.
Then you've surfed to the right place. He provides students with a basic understanding of the scientific questions, complexities, and uncertainties involved in ocean use and the role and importance of the ocean in nurturing and sustaining life on the planet. I think it is overall an excellent textbook that presents material that is extremely accessible to students coming from varied backgrounds. Very minimal wear and tear. His widely used textbooks in oceanography and marine science are the college market's best sellers.
Explore these unknown depths with our trivia quizzes. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version. And if you already knew all of these then challenge yourself to see how much you can get right. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove content from eBooks at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it. The 9th Edition features the work of seasoned author and educator Tom Garrison along with new co-author Robert Ellis, an assistant professor in the Marine Science Department at Orange Coast College who has managed research projects and educational programs throughout the world. I found the writing style to be very readable and engaging. In addition, new Global GeoScience Watch gives you access to an extensive database of oceanographic articles and other resources that are updated several times a day, while MindTap's all digital, interactive learning platform offers you the ultimate Personal Learning Experience.
Seasoned researchers Tom Garrison and Robert Ellis emphasize the interdisciplinary nature of marine science, stressing its links to biology, chemistry, geology, physics, meteorology, astronomy, ecology, history, and economics. Did you know that the oceans cover over 70% of the Earth's surface? Extensive reviewing by experts and students ensure the text's readability, accuracy, and currency. Cengage Learning in partnership with National Geographic Society brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools along with market leading text content for introductory oceanography courses. He was a founding member of the Consortium for Ocean Science Exploration and Engagement, wrote a regular column for the journal Oceanography, and enjoyed writing for National Geographic magazine. When paired with this student-centric text, the MindTap learning solution will prepare the next generation of strategic leaders.
Where would you be likely to experience such an earthquake?. He was a winner of the prestigious Salgo-Noren Foundation Award for Excellence in College Teaching. Enhanced illustrations, seamless integration of online resources, and a rich suite of student resources with an optional regional emphasis complete the Garrison learningexperience. If you are unsure about the features that come with your eBook, please contact. Or that we've explored more of the surface of the moon than of the sea floor? The appendix walks students through the case-analysis process, and explains key ratios that managers use to compare the performance of firms.