Oceanography [videorecording] : exploring earth's final wilderness
- Chantilly, Va. : Teaching Co., 2011.
- Physical description
- 6 videodiscs (ca. 1080 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (vi, 347 p. ; 19 cm.)
- Great courses (DVD). Science & mathematics
At the library
Marine Biology Library (Miller)
Library has: 6 videodiscs + 1 course guidebook
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- Disc 1: Diving in: the ocean adventure
- Explorers, navigators, pioneering scientists
- Ocean basics and ocean basins
- Mapping the sea: soundings to satellites
- Habitats: sunlit shelves to the dark abyss
- The spreading sea floor and mid-ocean ridges
- Disc 2: The plunging sea floor and deep-sea trenches
- The formation of the earth and its ocean
- The early ocean and the origins of life
- Marine sediments: archives of the ocean
- Offshore oil and gas: resources and risks
- The enduring chemistry of seawater
- Disc 3: How the physics of water controls the ocean
- Waves: motion in the ocean
- Rogue waves and tsunami
- Tides in theory and practice
- Marine life, energy, and food webs
- Tiny plankton: the most abundant life on earth
- Disc 4: Soft-bodied life in the dark, open depths
- Swimming: the many fish in the sea
- Marine birds, reptiles, and mammals
- Whaling, fisheries, and farming the ocean
- Where sea meets the land and why coasts vary
- Where rivers meet the sea: estuaries and deltas
- Disc 5: Coastal erosion: beaches and sea cliffs
- Tidal life, sea forests, and coral reefs
- Deep bottom life and hydrothermal vents
- Trade winds: the circulation of heat and wind
- Heavy weather: storms and hurricanes
- The Gulf stream to gyres: vast surface currents
- Disc 6: Upwelling, downwelling, and El Nino
- The deepest, slowest river: Polar bottom water
- The ocean and global climate
- The warming, rising sea
- Marine pollution: the impact of toxins
- The future ocean.
- Presents a scientific expedition to fathom the ocean's mysteries.
- Publication date
- The Great courses. Science & mathematics (Earth science)
- "Course No. 1730."
- 36 lectures on 6 discs, 30 min. per lecture.
- Harold J. Tobin, professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
- Publisher Number
- 1730 Teaching Co.
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