Academic journal article Geography

Oceans: A Very Short Introduction

Academic journal article Geography

Oceans: A Very Short Introduction

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Oceans: A very short introduction Dorrik Stow Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017 Paperback, 184pp, 11x17.5cm ?7.99 ISBN 978-0-19-965507-6

This little book (it will literally fit inside a large pocket!) is a good introduction to the science of the oceans, a facet of the world that geography can sometimes neglect these days. It covers the field comprehensively, in a readable, attractive and well illustrated form, although the writer is a marine geologist and the book therefore has a strong geological focus. The latter might put off a geographical reader, although those with an interest in palaeoenvironmental change and marine sediments will find these aspects of the book to be excellent. This marine geology focus does also mean that there is very good coverage of marine biological processes, which will be of interest to those taking the carbon cycle material of the new A level syllabus. …

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