The Sea - Life Nature Library Author:Leonard Engle Despite the importance to mankind, the earth sciences have traditionally lagged behind the laboratory sciences. Perhaps the most backward subdivision of the earth sciences has been the obscure subject of oceanography, in which an attempt is made to advance our understanding of one particular part of our environment, namely the large fraction of ... more »our globe that is covered with salt water. The ocean is basic to all life. Therefore it is entirely fitting that this first volume in the Life Nature Library should be about the sea. This handsome book supplies a lively introduction to a fascinating subject.
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