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Hidden Depths

Atlas of the Oceans
(Book - 2007 )
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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: "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
Published in collaboration with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Smithsonian Institution
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: 0061345148
9780061345142
Branch Call Number: 551.46 H632 2007
Subject Headings: Coral reef conservation Marine plants Pictorial works Marine animals Pictorial works Ocean circulation Marine parks and reserves Underwater exploration Climatic changes Ocean-atmosphere interaction Oceanography Research Submarine topography Hydrothermal vents Ocean bottom Oceanography Equipment and supplies Oceanographic instruments Oceanography Atlases Ocean Maps Ocean Atlases
Topical Term: Coral reef conservation
Marine plants
Marine animals
Ocean circulation
Marine parks and reserves
Underwater exploration
Climatic changes
Ocean-atmosphere interaction
Oceanography
Submarine topography
Hydrothermal vents
Ocean bottom
Oceanography
Oceanographic instruments
Oceanography
Ocean
Ocean
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Atlas developed by NOAA and the Smithsonian Institution devoted to ocean education and literacy, that 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.


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