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Essentials of Oceanography

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Author: Trujillo, Alan

Brand: Pearson

Edition: 13

Binding: Paperback

Format: Illustrated

Number Of Pages: 624

Release Date: 15-04-2019

Details: Product Description For courses in oceanography.   Dive in to oceanography with trusted content and innovative media As the bestselling brief book in the oceanography market, Essentials of Oceanography combines dynamic visuals and a student-friendly narrative to bring oceanography to life. The text’s engaging features and the extensive suite of animations and videos keep students interested and excited about the material.   The 13th Edition creates an interactive learning experience that provides tightly integrated text and digital offerings to make oceanography approachable and digestible for students. An emphasis on the process of science throughout the text provides students with an understanding of how scientists think and work. The new edition also helps students develop the scientific skill of practicing and interpreting data with new Exploring Data features supported by Mastering Oceanography coaching activities. A new Creature Feature provides fun facts about marine animals to engage students.   Also available with Mastering Oceanography By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, Mastering personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student.Built for, and directly tied to the text, Mastering Oceanography enables an extension of learning allowing students a platform to practice, learn, and apply outside of the classroom.     Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; Mastering Oceanography does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with Mastering Oceanography, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.   If you would like to purchase both the physical text and Mastering Oceanography search for:   0135185629/9780135185629 Essentials of Oceanography Plus Mastering Oceanography with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 13/e   Package consists of: 013489152X / 9780134891521 Essentials of Oceanography 0135175143 / 9780135175149 Mastering Oceanography with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Essentials of Oceanography, 13/e About the Author Al Trujillo is a Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Earth, Space, and Environmental Sciences Department at Palomar College in San Marcos, California. He received his bachelor’s degree in geology from the University of California at Davis and his master’s degree in geology from Northern Arizona University, afterward working for several years in industry. Al began teaching at Palomar in 1990. In 1997, he was awarded Palomar’s Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, and in 2005 he received Palomar’s Faculty Research Award. He has coauthored Introductory Oceanography with Hal Thurman and is a contributing author for the textbooks Earth and Earth Science. In addition to writing and teaching, Al works as a naturalist and lecturer aboard Holland America Line and natural history expedition vessels for Lindblad Expeditions/National Geographic in Alaska, Iceland, the Sea of Cortez/Baja California, and the South Pacific. His research interests include beach processes, sea cliff erosion, and active teaching techniques. He enjoys photography, and he collects sand as a hobby. Al and his wife, Sandy, have two children, Karl and Eva.   Hal Thurman’s interest in geology led to a bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma A&M University, followed by seven years working as a petroleum geologist, mainly in the Gulf of Mexico, where his interest in the oceans developed. He earned a master’s degree from California State University at Los Angeles. Hal began teaching at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, California, in 1968 as a temporary teacher and taught Physics 1 (a surveying class) and three Physical Geology labs. In 1970, he taught his first class of General Oceanography. It was from this experience that he decided to write a textbook on oceanography and received a contract wi

Package Dimensions: 10.8 x 9.6 x 0.8 inches

Languages: English