Additional Resources and Bibliography
Some other links to check out:
http://scilib.ucsd.edu/sio/ocean/index.html - up to
date resources on San Diego marine forcasts, tide predictions, weather,
ocean temperature, etc.
the Consortium for Oceanographic Research and Education
http://aqua.ucsd.edu - The Steven
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
http://www.mbayaq.org - The Monterey
Andrews, J.E., et.al.An Introduction to Environmental Chemistry,
Blackwell Science, London, 1996.
(A manageable text for an environmental chemistry course for people
limited chemical background. Contains a section on ocean
Corso, W. and Joyce, P.S. Oceanography, Springhouse, Pennsylvania,
(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,
Gross, M.G. Introduction to Oceanography, Harper-Collins, New
(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
Stowe, K. Ocean Science, 2nd Ed., Wiley, New York, 1983.
Stowe, K. Exploring Ocean Science, 2nd Ed., Wiley, New York,
(A textbook for non-science majors. Covers geological, physical,
chemical & biological oceanography.)
Thurman, H.V. Essentials of Oceanography, 2nd Ed., Merrill,
(General oceanography text for college leve. Concentration on physical
oceanography. Good chapter on marine pollution.)
Thurman, H.V. Introductory Oceanography, 7th Ed., Macmillan, New
Trefil, J.S. A Scientist at the Seashore, Macmillan, New York,
(A narrative which explains natural phenomena and scientific
principles, such as why the sea is salty, in a relatively easy-to-read
We would like to gratefully acknowledge the following magazines for the
use of their materials : Scientific American
- 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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Ocean Chemistry unit.