National Geographic Ocean: A Visual Odyssey

National Geographic Ocean: A Visual Odyssey

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Discover the world's ocean--from tides and currents to the creatures living in it to the impact it has on our lives, whether we know it or not--in this richly illustrated overview of the life force that defines and sustains our planet, written by world-renowned oceanographer Sylvia Earle.

Everything you want to know about the ocean can be found inside these beautiful and dynamic pages. National Geographic Ocean unveils the power and significance of our planet's watery essence: the fundamental importance of the ocean in shaping Earth's climate and chemistry as well as its vital role in supporting a multitude of life-forms, including our own human race.

World-renowned oceanographer and National Geographic Explorer in Residence Sylvia Earle--affectionately called "Her Deepness"--guides readers with her lyrical style and inspiring wisdom, describing the evolution, beauty, and impact of our ocean; the challenges it faces, such as climate change, plastic, and overfishing; and the myriad ways we can help protect it.

This comprehensive reference explains the fundamental science of the ocean--from plate tectonics to seawater makeup, including a fascinating illustrated guide to marine life, from sponges, kelp, and zooplankton to whales, sharks, and sea turtles. More than 100 maps and diagrams, including seafloor and political maps of all Earth's seas and oceans, elucidate Dr. Earle's authoritative text.

For seaside dwellers and landlubbers alike, this is a book you will turn to again and again to understand why, as Sylvia Earle says, "Everyone, everywhere is inextricably connected to and utterly dependent upon the existence of the sea."

Dive deeper into ocean discovery with more National Geographic favorites:
  • Into the Deep
  • The Nature of Nature
  • 100 Dives of a Lifetime
  • Secrets of the Whales
  • Pristine Seas
  • Shark


PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781426221927
BY (AUTHOR) Earle, Sylvia A.
PUBLISHER : National Geographic Society PUBLICATION DATE : December 23, 2021
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United States IMPRINT : National Geographic Society
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Hardback
DIMENSION : 302 mm x 232 mm

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Earth Sciences, Geography, Environment, Planning
Mathematics & Science
DESCRIPTION :
Discover the world's ocean--from tides and currents to the creatures living in it to the impact it has on our lives, whether we know it or not--in this richly illustrated overview of the life force that defines and sustains our planet, written by world-renowned oceanographer Sylvia Earle.

Everything you want to know about the ocean can be found inside these beautiful and dynamic pages. National Geographic Ocean unveils the power and significance of our planet's watery essence: the fundamental importance of the ocean in shaping Earth's climate and chemistry as well as its vital role in supporting a multitude of life-forms, including our own human race.

World-renowned oceanographer and National Geographic Explorer in Residence Sylvia Earle--affectionately called "Her Deepness"--guides readers with her lyrical style and inspiring wisdom, describing the evolution, beauty, and impact of our ocean; the challenges it faces, such as climate change, plastic, and overfishing; and the myriad ways we can help protect it.

This comprehensive reference explains the fundamental science of the ocean--from plate tectonics to seawater makeup, including a fascinating illustrated guide to marine life, from sponges, kelp, and zooplankton to whales, sharks, and sea turtles. More than 100 maps and diagrams, including seafloor and political maps of all Earth's seas and oceans, elucidate Dr. Earle's authoritative text.

For seaside dwellers and landlubbers alike, this is a book you will turn to again and again to understand why, as Sylvia Earle says, "Everyone, everywhere is inextricably connected to and utterly dependent upon the existence of the sea."

Dive deeper into ocean discovery with more National Geographic favorites:
  • Into the Deep
  • The Nature of Nature
  • 100 Dives of a Lifetime
  • Secrets of the Whales
  • Pristine Seas
  • Shark


PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781426221927
BY (AUTHOR) Earle, Sylvia A.
PUBLISHER : National Geographic Society PUBLICATION DATE : December 23, 2021
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United States IMPRINT : National Geographic Society
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Hardback
DIMENSION : 302 mm x 232 mm

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Earth Sciences, Geography, Environment, Planning
Mathematics & Science