Books tagged: oceanography

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The Square-Shaped Tear
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,400. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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When marine biologist, Zaid, encounters a leather-back turtle, he names Salt, he is drawn into the life of one of Earth’s most enigmatic marine creatures. Part experiment, part adventure, his small crew must navigate love, time and the great oceans of the world to protect this sea-giantess and her species from commercial slaughter.
Ocean life: expeditions and essays exploring the abyss
Series: Ocean Life, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 17,860. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth Sciences / Oceanography
Follow recent scientific expeditions exploring volcanic vents on the ocean floor, where hot mineral-rich water nourishes lush colonies of deep-sea creatures, with articles about the search for new species of marine life in previously unseen parts of our planet.
Lucky, A Whale of a Tale!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth Sciences / Oceanography, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection
What happens to a newly born Right Whale born in the North Atlantic and what can be done to ensure her survival? This book has been updated and revised Jan 2016.
Standing on the Ocean: A Layman's Arctic Adventure
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,490. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth Sciences / Oceanography
Thin ice and polar bears are only two of the dangers of working on the ice in the middle of the Arctic Ocean. Journalist David Fanning's funny and detailed account of a month spent doing polar research with a small team of oceanographers is sure to convince you to spend your own holiday adventures in a warmer location.
So Long, It's Been Good To Know You
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,680. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Bert Brun’s restlessness has kept him moving all his life from one occupation to another, sometimes in such far-flung countries as Indonesia and New Zealand. He tells of his life experiences, as well as his checkered personal life. He concludes with his take on how life in America has changed over the last 80 years.
Ocean Life: Further Journeys Into The Abyss
Series: Ocean Life, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 11,520. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth Sciences / Oceanography
Follow recent expeditions exploring undersea volcanic vents in the Cayman Trough, including the first manned mission to the deepest known vents, more than three miles down on the ocean floor, in search of new species and the future of our own.
Science and Sails (Memoir of first female oceanographer in a changing world)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,630. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ocean life
Memoir by Kathryn Anne Burns charts the career of first woman graduate from the most prestigious oceanographic institute in the world, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and Massachusetts Institute of Technology Joint Program. It's the struggle and achievements of a young scientist who discovers a new test that will revolutionize efforts at monitoring toxins in the Oceans and her sailing life.