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Introduction to Ocean Sciences uses students’ natural enthusiasm for the wonders of the ocean as a foundation for teaching core principles in this interdisciplinary field.Developing scientific literacy by emphasizing the real-world process of science, this text provides an accessible introduction to the interrelated physical, chemical, biological, and geological processes of the oceans, atmosphere, and coasts.
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Douglas A. Segar (Ph.D. University of Liverpool, England) has performed research on diverse aspects of marine sciences, natural resource management, and environmental pollution, spending many months at sea on ocean research vessels of all sizes. He has taught ocean sciences at universities in Florida, California, and Alaska, including the Peralta Community College District and the University of Alaska, Anchorage, and has directed several marine and environmental academic research centers. He has also worked in both private industry and government, including as a scientist with the U.S. Congress, where he investigated issues related to marine pollution, ocean dumping, fisheries conservation, habitat protection, marine mammal management, and endangered species, and acted as a representative in the negotiation of several international marine conservation treaties.
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