Additional Resources and Bibliography

Some other links to check out: - up to date resources on San Diego marine forcasts, tide predictions, weather, ocean temperature, etc. - the Consortium for Oceanographic Research and Education - The Steven Birch Aquarium at Scripps - The Monterey Bay Aquarium

Oceans Bibliography

Internet Sources


Andrews, J.E., Introduction to Environmental Chemistry, Blackwell Science, London, 1996.
(A manageable text for an environmental chemistry course for people with limited chemical background. Contains a section on ocean chemistry)

Corso, W. and Joyce, P.S. Oceanography, Springhouse, Pennsylvania, 1995.
(This is an oceanography course review book. Contains many facts in an outline form, but no pictures or diagrams.)

Garrison, T. Oceanography, An Invitation to Marine Science, Wadsworth, Belmont, 1993.

Gross, M.G. Oceanography, A View of the Earth, 4th Ed., Prentice-Hall, New Jersey, 1987.
(This is my favorite of the oceanography texts. It is thorough, well-written, and is loaded with full color pictures and diagrams.)

Gross, M.G. Oceanography, 6th Ed., Prentice-Hall, New Jersey, 1993.

Gross, M.G. Introduction to Oceanography, Harper-Collins, New York, 1995.
(Oceanography text for high school or introductory college level. Thorough but dry.)

Ingmansson, D.E. and Wallace, W.J. Oceanography, An Introduction, 5th Ed., Wadsworth, Belmont, 1995.
(College level text. Includes section on marine resources, marine natural products, ocean pollution, the chemistry of water, and a cool diagram of someone surfing.

Milne, D.H. Marine Life and the Sea, Wadsworth, Belmont, 1995.
(This is a good text for learning more about marine biology.)

Ross, D.A. Introduction to Oceanography, 3rd Ed., Prentice-Hall, New Jersry, 1982.
(Textbook with a chemical oceanography section. Describes tools for studying ocean chemistry and innovative uses of the ocean. Maybe somewhat out-dated.

Stowe, K. Ocean Science, 2nd Ed., Wiley, New York, 1983.

Stowe, K. Exploring Ocean Science, 2nd Ed., Wiley, New York, 1996.
(A textbook for non-science majors. Covers geological, physical, chemical & biological oceanography.)

Thurman, H.V. Essentials of Oceanography, 2nd Ed., Merrill, Columbus, 1987.
(General oceanography text for college leve. Concentration on physical oceanography. Good chapter on marine pollution.)

Thurman, H.V. Introductory Oceanography, 7th Ed., Macmillan, New York, 1994.

Trefil, J.S. A Scientist at the Seashore, Macmillan, New York, 1987.
(A narrative which explains natural phenomena and scientific principles, such as why the sea is salty, in a relatively easy-to-read format.)

Magazine Articles

We would like to gratefully acknowledge the following magazines for the use of their materials :

Scientific American
National Geographic
Sea Frontiers

Additional Materials

National Geographic Maps:
1. January 1990: Arctic Ocean, Exploring and Mapping the Sea Floor; Atlantic Ocean, Diving into our Past
2. June 1992: Pacific Ocean, Deep Sea Vents - Worlds Without Sun; Indian Ocean, Changing the Face of Earth
3. August 1985: The Shaping of a Continent, North America's Active West; Earth's Dynamic Cruise
4. October 1971: Arctic Ocean Floor
5. October 1969: Pacific Ocean Floor
6. June 1968: Atlantic Ocean Floor
7. April 1995: The Earth's Fractured Surface; Living on the Edge
Discovery Channel Ocean Planet CD-ROM
Earth Observing Systems Educator's Visual Materials

This completes the Additional Resources and Bibliography.

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