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Oceans

Environmental Issues, Global Perspectives

Oceans( )
Author: Balliett, James Fargo
ISBN:978-0-7656-8234-5
Publication Date:May 2014
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $50.95
Book Description:

Covering 71 percent of the planet, these saline bodies of water provided the unique conditions necessary for the building blocks of life to form billions of years ago. This book explains how our oceans continue to support and influence life in important ways: by providing the largest global source of protein in the form of fish populations, by creating and influencing weather systems, and by absorbing waste streams such as airborne carbon. It is shown how oceans have an almost...
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Book Details
Pages:168
Detailed Subjects: Nature / Ecosystems & Habitats / Oceans & Seas
Science / Global Warming & Climate Change
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.906 x 6.942 x 0.741 Inches
Book Weight:0.69 Pounds



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