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Hidden Depths

Atlas of the Oceans
(Book - 2007 )
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Hidden Depths


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Atlas developed by NOAA and the Smithsonian Institution devoted to ocean education and literacy, a product of a partnership to develop the Ocean Hall in the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. The atlas covers a comprehensive range of subjects from the physical ocean to current conservation efforts, and challenges to address to ensure a productive future for the ocean. The conservation chapter introduced marine protected areas, provides an overview of MPAs worldwide, and addresses coral reef conservation, sustainable fisheries, protection of marine mammals and turtles, and the National Marine Sanctuary System.
Title: Hidden depths
atlas of the oceans
Publisher: New York, NY :, HarperCollins,, c2007
Characteristics: 256 p. :,ill., maps ;,32 cm
Notes: Published in collaboration with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Smithsonian Institution
"Coordination of authors and NOAA editorial input: Captain Albert E. Theberge, NOAA Corps (Retired), NOAA Central Library; Foreword: Vice Admiral Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Jr., U.S Navy (Retired), Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and NOAA Administrator"--Acknowledgment
Contents: Foreword
Atlas of the oceans
The ocean floor
Ocean zones
Water and seawater
Water movement and circulation
Oceans and the climate
Oceans and the weather
Dynamic coasts
Natural hazards
The poles
Vital ecosystems
Exploring the oceans
Human interaction
Conservation
The Future
Afterword
Glossary
Index
Acknowledgments
Summary: Atlas developed by NOAA and the Smithsonian Institution devoted to ocean education and literacy, a product of a partnership to develop the Ocean Hall in the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. The atlas covers a comprehensive range of subjects from the physical ocean to current conservation efforts, and challenges to address to ensure a productive future for the ocean. The conservation chapter introduced marine protected areas, provides an overview of MPAs worldwide, and addresses coral reef conservation, sustainable fisheries, protection of marine mammals and turtles, and the National Marine Sanctuary System.
Alternate Title: Atlas of the oceans
ISBN: 9780061345142
0061345148
Branch Call Number: 551.46 H632 2007
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