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Sea Legs : Tales of a Woman Oceanographer

By: Crane, Kathleen

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO, U.S.A., Westview Press: 2002

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 016972


"Sea Legs"is the story of Kathleen Crane, one of the first women oceanographers out of the world-renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, California. By turns personal and objective, Crane tells how her quest for freedom led her to the sea and her research of deep-sea underwater volcanoes. As research doors in the United States closed during the 1980s, Crane charted her scientific future with the Europeans and with scientists from the Soviet Union during... View more info

Sabra Crossing: An Ecological Adventure in the North Atlantic

By: Frankel, Michael L.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S.A., Center for Marine Conservation: 1991

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 028368


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Of Seas and Ships and Scientists: The Remarkable History of the UK's National Institute of Oceanography, 1949-1973

By: Gould, John; Tucker, William F.; Roe, Howard

Price: $11.25

Publisher: U. K., Lutterworth Press: 2010

Seller ID: 068891


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Moby - Duck : The True Story of 28,800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea

By: Hohn, Donovan

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 069417


Minor edgewear. Tight, unmarked copy. View more info

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Moby - Duck : The True Story of 28,800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea

By: Hohn, Donovan

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2011

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 073966


Selected by "The New York Times Book Review" as a Notable Book of the Year A revelatory tale of science, adventure, and modern myth. When the writer Donovan Hohn heard of the mysterious loss of thousands of bath toys at sea, he figured he would interview a few oceanographers, talk to a few beachcombers, and read up on Arctic science and geography. But questions can be like ocean currents: wade in too far, and they carry you away. Hohn's accidental odyssey pulls hi... View more info

EXPLORING THE OCEAN WORLD

By: Idyll, C.P.(ed.)

Price: $5.40

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1969

Seller ID: 019191


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EXPLORING THE OCEAN WORLD

By: Idyll, C.P.(ed.)

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1969

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 051558S


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Image for Water from Heaven : The Story of Water from the Big Bang to the Rise of Civilization, and Beyond

Water from Heaven : The Story of Water from the Big Bang to the Rise of Civilization, and Beyond

By: Kandel, Robert S.

Price: $16.20

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Columbia University Press: 2003

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 017540


From where -- and what -- does water come? How did it become the key to life in the universe? Water from Heaven presents a state-of-the-art portrait of the science of water, recounting how the oxygen needed to form H2O originated in the nuclear reactions in the interiors of stars, asking whether microcomets may be replenishing our world's oceans, and explaining how the Moon and planets set ice-age rhythms by way of slight variations in Earth's orbit and rotation. The ... View more info

New Worlds of Oceanography

By: Long, Captain E. John

Price: $1.80

Publisher: New York, Pyramid: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 059632


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Atlas of Marine Use in the North Pacific Region

By: Miles, Edward L. And Contributors

Price: $76.50

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, U.S.A., University of California Press: 1982

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 022252


103pp. Bumped cover corners unaffects textblock. View more info

Descriptive Physical Oceanography : An Introduction

By: Pickard, George L.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: New York, MacMillan: 1963

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 039212W


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British Oceanographic Vessels 1800-1959 (Ray Society)

By: Rice, A.L.

Price: $40.50

Publisher: U. K., Ray Society: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 080532


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The Edge of an Unfamiliar World; a History of Oceanography

By: Schlee, Susan

Price: $6.75

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1973

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 045063


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Descriptive Regional Oceanography : Includes 19 Plates in Slipcase

By: Tchernia, P.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Tarrytown, New York, U.S.A., Pergamon Press: 1979

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 047525


Includes 19 plates in separate envelope. Binding is tight and pages unmarked. View more info

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Essentials of Oceanography: Seventh Edition

By: Thurman, Harold V. & Trujillo, Alan P.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ, U.S.A., Prentice Hall College Div: 2002

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 074081


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Essentials of Oceanography: Sixth Edition

By: Thurman, Harold V.; Trujillo, Alan P.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Prentice Hall College Div: 1999

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 067571


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Oceanography and Seamanship

By: Van Dorn, William G

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Dodd Mead New York 1974: 1974

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 051487S


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