Discover! Oceans - 3 Volumes
Volume 1: Earth’s Oceans
The fundamentals of physical oceanography. Earth’s water cycle. The special properties of water. Earth’s water reservoirs. The role of the sun’s energy in driving the cycle. Ocean heating and ocean currents. The evolution of ocean basins and continental margins within the context of plate tectonics and continental drift.
Volume 2 - Oceans in Motion
A look at ocean action. Waves, tides, and changing sea levels. Submergent and emergent coastlines. Coastal features and interactions. Light in the oceans. Plankton, food chains, food webs and trophic levels.