Oceanography: An Invitation to Marine Science (9th Edition) – Tom Garrison – eBook PDF:
Tom S. Garrison
Dr. Tom Garrison (Ph.D., University of Southern California) was an inspiring professor of Marine Science for over 47 years at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, California — one of the largest undergraduate marine science departments in the USA. Tom also held an adjunct professorship at the University of Southern California and won multiple teaching and education awards during his career. He was a founding member of the Consortium for Ocean Science Exploration and Engagement, wrote a regular column for the journal Oceanography, and enjoyed writing for National Geographic magazine. Dr. Tom Garrison was an Emmy Award team participant as writer and science advisor for the PBS syndicated Oceanus television series, and writer and science advisor for The Endless Voyage — a set of television programs in oceanography. His widely used textbooks in oceanography and marine science are the college market’s best sellers, and 42 years of teaching allowed him to pass his oceanic enthusiasm to more than 65,000 students in his career.
Oceanography: An Invitation to Marine Science (9th Edition) By Tom Garrison – eBook
Developed in partnership with the National Geographic Society, market-leading Oceanography: An Invitation To Marine Science 9th edition (PDF), equips college students with a basic understanding of the scientific questions, complexities, and uncertainties involved in ocean use-as well as the role and importance of the ocean in nurturing and sustaining life on Earth.
The 9th Edition features the work of a seasoned author and educator Tom Garrison along with new co-author Robert Ellis, an assistant professor in the Marine Science Department at Orange Coast College who has managed research projects and educational programs throughout the world.
Offering an even stronger emphasis on the science process, the new ninth edition includes more “How Do We Know?” boxes detailing the science behind how oceanographers know what they know.
Coverage of climate change has been updated to reflect the latest findings. In addition, Chapter 14 has been renamed “Primary Producers” and now includes expanded coverage of chemosynthetic and photosynthetic producers to help students understand the “big picture” in marine biology.
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