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Oceanography; the last frontier.

Author: Richard C Vetter; Voice of America (Organization)
Publisher: New York, Basic Books [1973]
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Vetter, Richard C., 1923-
Oceanography; the last frontier.
New York, Basic Books [1973]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard C Vetter; Voice of America (Organization)
ISBN: 0465051707 9780465051700
OCLC Number: 723938
Notes: Articles originally prepared for the series of radio broadcasts for the Voice of America Forum lectures from the fall of 1969 to spring 1970.
Description: xii, 399 pages illustrations 22 cm
Contents: The history of oceanography / George E.R. Deacon & Margaret B. Deacon --
The birth and growth of the oceans / Harold C. Urey --
Chemical cycles in the sea / Donald W. Hood --
The marine chemistry of carbon and its role in oceanographic research / Wallace S. Broecker --
Marine manganese minerals / Edward D. Goldberg --
Trace elements in the oceans / Karl K. Turekian --
The origin and growth of the ocean basins / Frederick J. Vine --
The ocean sediments as keys to the past / John Ewing --
Scientific drilling in the deep oceans / Melvin N.A. Peterson --
Minerals from the sea / H.R. Gould --
Unrest in the deep sea / D. James Baker, Jr. --
Waves / Willard J. Pierson --
Tides / Walter Munk --
The Great Alaskan Tsunami / William G. Van Dorn --
Deep ocean circulation / Joseph L. Reid --
Atmosphere and oceans / George S. Benton --
Upwelling and the monsoons / Colin S. Ramage --
Processes of air-sea interaction / Robert G. Fleagle --
The origin and evolution of life in the sea / Alfred Sherwood Romer --
Productivity of organic matter in the oceans / John H. Ryther --
The food web of the sea / Gordon Riley --
Fisheries of the world / Wilbert McLeod Chapman --
The multiple use of the coastal environment / Nelson Marshall --
Shore processes / Douglas L. Inman --
Fishery forecasting for food from the sea / Glenn A. Flittner --
Circulation and mixing in coastal regions and estuaries / Donald W. Pritchard --
International cooperation / C.E. Lucas --
The future / Paul M. Fye.
Responsibility: Edited by Richard C. Vetter.


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