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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

ISBN: 0-8133-4004-7

Condition: New


"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 the height of the Cold War. In the process she became an unwitting diplomat.From the Galapagos dives in the "Alvin" and the ... 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

ISBN: 1879269031

Condition: Very Good


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EXPLORING THE OCEAN WORLD

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

Price: $5.40

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

Seller ID: 019191

Condition: Very Good


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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

Condition: Very Good


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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

ISBN: 0231122446

Condition: As New


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 book then takes the measure of water today in all its states, solid and gaseous as well as liquid. How do the famous El Ni... View more info

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

ISBN: 0525096736

Condition: Very Good


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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

ISBN: 008020919x

Condition: Very Good


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