Introduction to the Worlds Oceans
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1 The History of Oceanography

2 The Water Planet

3 Plate Tectonics

4 The Sea Floor and Its Sediments

5 The Physical Properties of Water

6 The Chemistry of Seawater

7 The Structure and Motion of the Atmosphere

8 Circulation and Ocean Structure

9 The Surface Currents

10 The Waves

11 The Tides

12 Coasts, Beaches, and Estuaries

13 Environmental Issues and Concerns

14 The Living Ocean

15 Production and Life

16 The Plankton: Drifters of the Open Ocean

17 The Nekton: Free Swimmers of the Sea

18 The Benthos: Dwellers of the Sea Floor