Regional Oceanography: an Introduction
by Matthias Tomczak
Publisher: Daya Publishing House 2002
Number of pages: 402
This book developed from lectures for undergraduate students of marine sciences in Sydney. The curriculum at the university begins with an interdisciplinary introduction into all sciences of the oceans, it brings together students of marine geology, biology, chemistry, geography, and physical oceanography. This text does not require any understanding of mathematics and theoretical physics.
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