Ocean Studies Student Package 2017-18 - Rental

Ocean Studies Student Package 2017-18 - Rental

ISBN: 978-1-944970-08-6

The Ocean Studies Student Package includes:

  •  -  Ocean Studies: Introduction to Oceanography (textbook)
  •  -  Ocean Studies eInvestigations Manual
  •  -  Access to the RealTime Ocean Portal

 

The Ocean Studies Student Package bundles the Ocean Studies textbook and lab manual, with RealTime Ocean Portal access, at a discounted price. The rental period is for 180 days (6 months) from the date of purchase.

Access to the RealTime Ocean Portal will be emailed within two business days.

**The Softcover manual option is Print on Demand book and will take 2-4 business days to process and print after your purchase. The webBook is included with the purchase and can be opened immediately.

If you would prefer the non-expiring ePub, please go to Ocean Studies Student Package 2017-18 - non-expiring ePub.

If you prefer the hardcover textbook, please go to Ocean Studies Student Package 2017-18 - hardcover textbook.

The AMS does not accept refunds. All sales are final.

Ocean textbook Ed3 - package
Ocean manual 2017-18 - package
Price: $144.00

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The webBook can be read in any browser while the ePub can be downloaded to your computer.

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Ocean textbook Ed3 - package

Ocean Studies: Introduction to Oceanography is a full-color textbook with 15 chapters examining the world ocean from an Earth system perspective. The ocean is explored with emphasis on how it fits within the Earth system. From the Arctic sea ice to beaches and barrier islands, from hydrothermal vents to the dynamic coasts, the properties of the ocean as salt water, the interaction of currents and waves and the life within are examined in this introductory textbook.

Each chapter opens with a Case-in-Point, an authentic, relevant, and real-life event or issue that highlights or applies one or more of the main concepts covered in the chapter. Chapter 15 (Ocean Problems and Policy), opens with a discussion of the recent BP Horizon oil spill and its impact on people and other animals living in the Gulf. The Case-in-Point is followed by a sample Driving Question, a broad-based query that links chapter concepts and provides a central focus for that week's study. At the end of each chapter are essays that go into greater depth on specific related topics. In Chapter 12 (The Ocean and Climate Change), one of three essays explores climate reconstruction from glacial ice cores and, in Chapter 15, the last essay examines how oil-spill trajectories are determined.

Ocean manual 2017-18 - package

Updated annually to remain current with oceanic sciences and ocean events, the manual introduces tools for exploring, analyzing, and interpreting the workings of Earth's ocean. Rather than limiting users to standard flat maps, a digital globe is employed and allows learners to explore the ocean without distortion.

The Ocean Studies Investigations Manual includes access to the RealTime Ocean Portal.

ISBN: 978-1-944970-08-6

The Ocean Studies Student Package includes:

  •  -  Ocean Studies: Introduction to Oceanography (textbook)
  •  -  Ocean Studies eInvestigations Manual
  •  -  Access to the RealTime Ocean Portal

 

The Ocean Studies Student Package bundles the Ocean Studies textbook and lab manual, with RealTime Ocean Portal access, at a discounted price. The rental period is for 180 days (6 months) from the date of purchase.

Access to the RealTime Ocean Portal will be emailed within two business days.

**The Softcover manual option is Print on Demand book and will take 2-4 business days to process and print after your purchase. The webBook is included with the purchase and can be opened immediately.

If you would prefer the non-expiring ePub, please go to Ocean Studies Student Package 2017-18 - non-expiring ePub.

If you prefer the hardcover textbook, please go to Ocean Studies Student Package 2017-18 - hardcover textbook.

The AMS does not accept refunds. All sales are final.

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