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Smithsonian ocean : our water, our world / Deborah Cramer.

Cramer, Deborah. (Author).


The author of Great Waters: An Atlantic Passage identifies a living partnership between the earth and its life, explaining the comparatively new responsibility of human beings in protecting the sea in order to safeguard climate and environmental interests.

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  • ISBN: 9780061343834 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0061343838 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 295 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 29 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Smithsonian Books in association with HarperCollins, 2008.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [280]-290) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
BEGINNINGS. Eden in the depths -- First land, first sea -- TOUCHED BY THE SEA. Building the basin -- Breathing -- Circle of water -- Explosion of life -- A green sea -- Arrival of fishes -- Climate from the sea -- Mass extinction -- The Anthropocene -- TOUCHING THE SEA. The long migration -- Edge of continents -- Rhythms on a reef -- Far ends of the earth -- Where rivers meet the sea -- Our water, our world -- Timeline.
Subject: Marine biology.
Marine ecology.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


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Kirtland Community College Library QH 91 .C73 2008 30538292 General Collection Available -

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