For courses in Oceanography. Oceanography: The Geological, Chemical, Biological, and Physical Essentials of Oceanography guides readers through the complexities of what lies beneath the ocean. With an interdisciplinary approach and accessible writing style, the text is engaging for all readers. The 12th Edition discusses the ocean’s biological, chemical, geological, and physical components for an in-depth understanding of this vast and elaborate topic. Complex concepts are made engaging with extensively revised art and interactive study aids that keep readers interested and excited about the material. Also available with Mastering Oceanography Mastering™ Oceanography from Pearson is the leading online homework, tutorial, and assessment system, designed to improve results by engaging readers before, during, and after class with powerful content. Instructors ensure readers arrive ready to learn by assigning educationally effective content before class, and encourage critical thinking and retention with in-class resources such as Learning Catalytics. Readers can further master concepts after class through traditional and adaptive homework assignments that provide hints and answer-specific feedback. The Mastering gradebook records scores for all automatically graded assignments in one place, while diagnostic tools give instructors access to rich data to assess reader understanding and misconceptions. Mastering brings learning full circle by continuously adapting to each reader and making learning more personal than ever—before, during, and after class. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab & Mastering does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab & Mastering, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab & Mastering, search for: 0134113047 / 9780134113043 Essentials of Oceanography Plus Mastering Oceanography with eText -- Access Card Package, 12/e Package consists of: 0134298063 / 9780134298061 Mastering Oceanography with Pearson eText - ValuePack Access Card -- for Essentials of Oceanography 0134073541 / 9780134073545 Essentials of Oceanography Essentials of Oceanography , 12th Edition is also available via Pearson eText, a simple-to-use, mobile, personalized reading experience that lets instructors connect with and motivate students — right in their eTextbook. Learn more.
This edition features the exact same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole- punched, loose-leaf version. Books à la Carte also offer a great value—this format costs 35% less than a new textbook. “How do the oceans work?” To help you find the answers, Trujillo and Thurman present in-depth discussions of oceanographic concepts and demystify the science even for non-science students. Their systems approach highlights the relationship between oceanographic phenomena and how those phenomena affect other Earth systems. Scientific information from geology, chemistry, physics, and biology combine to illustrate how each of these disciplines relates to the ocean.
The fifth edition of ESSENTIALS OF OCEANOGRAPHY conveys Garrison's enthusiasm for oceanography to non-science students taking the introductory course. It is a streamlined version of his bestselling OCEANOGRAPHY text, but was created specifically to meet t
|Author||: Alan P. Trujillo,Harold V. Thurman|
|Publisher||: Pearson Higher Ed|
|Release Date||: 2013-10-03|
|ISBN 10||: 1292055804|
|Pages||: 620 pages|
“How do the oceans work?” Essentials of Oceanography, Eleventh Edition, takes an interdisciplinary approach to help students answer this question. The latest edition brings together the interrelated spheres that compose Earth's systems as they relate to the oceans: geological, chemical, physical, and biological. Trujillo and Thurman balance rigor and accessibility, combining in-depth discussions of oceanographic concepts with highly visual and interactive study aids to demystify the science for the non-science student. This unique combination has made Essentials of Oceanography the best-selling brief book—and one of the best-sellers overall—in oceanography.
Revised for increased readability and streamlined for clarity, this text is designed to accompany an introductory college-level course in oceanography. This insightful, ecologically sensitive presentation of the relationship of scientific principles to ocean phenomena is made even more relevant to a new generation of teachers and students by pairing new co-author Alan Trujillo with renowned author Harold V. Thurman. *NEW - A new coauthor: - With Thurman's retirement from teaching, Alan Trujillo of Palomar College has been added as co-author for this edition. Alan's ideas and approach will help make this edition as relevant to a new generation of teachers and students as previous editions were to Thurman's contemporaries. *NEW - Changes in chapter organization: - A new Chapter 1, Introduction to Planet Earth, replaces the old Chapter 1 (History of Oceanography). The historical perspective is now included as chapter-opening feature boxes which highlight important events in oceanographic history relevant to chapter-specific material. - New placement of the chapter on plate tectonics (switched with the chapter on sea floor features) ensures that the processes of plate tectonics can be
The fourth edition of ESSENTIALS OF OCEANOGRAPHY conveys Garrison's enthusiasm for oceanography to non-science students taking the introductory course. It is a streamlined version of his best-selling OCEANOGRAPHY text, but was created specifically to meet the needs of the shorter course. This text provides students with a basic understanding of the scientific questions, complexities, and uncertainties involved in ocean use and the role and importance of oceans in nurturing and sustaining life on the planet. Now fully updated to maximize student motivation and performance, the fourth edition features a fully integrated web-based student tutorial system, OceanographyNow'. Designed specifically to improve test-taking performance, OceanographyNow offers chapter-specific pre- and post-assessments as well as a personalized learning plan, focusing each student's study time on individual concept weaknesses. Updated to include the most current scientific information on topics such as upwelling, tsunamis, and the ocean-related environmental issues, ESSENTIALS OF OCEANOGRAPHY continues to emphasize the interdisciplinary nature of marine science, stressing its connections with astronomy, physics, chemistry, meteorology, geology, biology, ecology, history, and economics. By stressing relevance and currency, Garrison brings focus and excitement to students' appreciation of the complex nature of the ocean and its interactions with other systems.
ESSENTIALS OF OCEANOGRAPHY provides a basic understanding of the complexities and uncertainties involved in ocean use and the importance of oceans in nurturing and sustaining life. Streamlined to remove nonessential technical details so students can focus on the content without interruptions to the narrative, the 8th Edition's slimmer table of contents allows instructors to cover one chapter a week -- while leaving some extra time in the semester. Using exclusive content from the National Geographic Society, ESSENTIALS OF OCEANOGRAPHY, 8th Edition, illustrates the complexity and beauty of the ocean while making it more accessible to a wider range of students. With this book, bestselling authors Tom Garrison and Robert Ellis illustrate the interdisciplinary nature of marine science and give students the most dynamic and current introduction to oceanography available today. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
|Author||: Alan P Trujillo,Harold V Thurman|
|Release Date||: 2019-05-19|
|ISBN 10||: 9780135586761|
|Pages||: 329 pages|
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|Author||: Alan P. Trujillo,Harold V. Thurman|
|Release Date||: 2019-01-04|
|ISBN 10||: 9780135185629|
|Pages||: 99998 pages|
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|Author||: Alan P Trujillo,Harold V Thurman|
|Release Date||: 2019-02-15|
|ISBN 10||: 9780135487129|
|Pages||: 329 pages|
This product features all of the resources of Mastering Oceanography in addition to the Pearson eText. Mastering(TM) is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools developed to engage students and emulate the office-hour experience, Mastering personalizes learning and improves results for each student. Built for, and directly tied to the text, Mastering Oceanography enables an extension of learning allowing students a platform to practice, learn, and apply outside of the classroom. You are purchasing an access card only. Before purchasing, check with your instructor to confirm the correct ISBN. Several versions of the MyLab(TM) and Mastering(TM) platforms exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use MyLab or Mastering, you may also need a Course ID, which your instructor will provide. If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the MyLab platform may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase.
A concise introduction to atmosphere-ocean dynamics at the intermediate-advanced undergraduate level, taking the reader from basic dynamics to cutting-edge topics.