The DK Nature Encyclopedia

Author: N.A

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

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Covers the processes and life forms of the natural world from A to Z.

Ocean

Author: DK Publishing, Inc

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 512

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Featuring an Introduction by the grandson of famed oceanographer Jacques Cousteau, this reference to the world's oceans is now in a compact paperback format, ideal for the entire family. Full color.

Ocean

The World's Last Wilderness Revealed

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1405340754

Category: Nature

Page: 512

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Explore the last wilderness left on Earth in this new compact guide to the Ocean From mangrove swamp to ocean floor, mollusc to manatee, Atlantic Conveyer to Hurricane Katrina, unravel the mysteries of the sea. Marvel at the oceans’ power and importance to our planet – as the birthplace of life on Earth, a crucial element of our climate, and as a vital but increasingly fragile resource for mankind. You will discover every aspect – from the geology of the sea floor and the interaction between the ocean’s and atmosphere – to the extraordinary diversity of marine life. Dive in for an awe-inspiring view of a watery world few of us have experienced. A beautiful visual essay celebrates the drama of the sea, while stunning illustrations and the latest satellite-derived maps explain and illuminate each natural process and phenomena. Includes an inspiring introduction by Editor-in-chief Fabien Cousteau, grandson of Jacques. Dramatic, thought-provoking, and revealing, Ocean shines a bright and revealing spotlight into the depths of the last wilderness on our planet.

Look Closer Ocean

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1409376060

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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Open your eyes and head on an oceanic adventure. Look Inside Ocean gives your child an amazing window on the great oceans and seas of the world. From the dazzling coral reef inhabitants of the Indo-Pacific to the enchanting Pacific kelp forests. An amazing panaoramic CGI artwork of the ocean sets the scene in eye-popping detail. Each page is packed full of photographs and fun facts that bring the ocean life as they zoom in and out of the scene. Watch as your child gets up close with the underwater world in Look Closer Ocean.

Explanatorium of Nature

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 024132856X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 360

View: 978

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Jaw-dropping, up-close photography shows the natural world and animals as you've never seen it before. From fruit to flowers, from shells to sharks, from ants to elephants, this extraordinary new encyclopedia will keep animal and nature enthusiasts aged 9 and over, utterly absorbed by amazing, close-up images. Explanatorium of Nature is the perfect way to find out how everything in nature works and why fungi, plants, animals, arthropods, fish, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and ecosystems exist and what they mean for our world. Discover how spiders spin webs, how flying works, how snakes kill, and , much more. Children will spend hours poring over the incredible details in nature, from the spines on a stinging nettle and lichen growing on a tree to the suckers on an iguana's feet. Using never-before-seen cross sections, macro, SEM, infrared and ultraviolet close-up pictures, this is your chance to truly get up close with our natural world.

Ocean

Author: DK Publishing,American Museum of Natural History

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9781465419682

Category: Art

Page: 512

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"This dramatic, thought-provoking, and all-encompassing visual guide reveals the power and majesty of the seas and oceans, which cover more than two-thirds of the earth's surface. Navigate the mysteries and marvels of the deep, using a combination of breathtaking photography and expertly researched text."--book jacket.

What Are Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans?

Author: Louise Spilsbury

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1622752848

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Large bodies of water are all around us: rivers flow through our towns and cities, inland lakes collect pools of fresh water, and the salty ocean covers nearly two-thirds of the Earth’s surface. In this volume, readers will learn about the importance of these three natural sources of water, as well as their similarities and differences. Emphasis is also placed on the relationship between humans and these various water sources, both in terms of constructive use of these precious resources and the risks inherent in pollution. Readers will walk away with a better comprehension of the science behind bodies of water and the delicate balance of the ecosystem.

Nature

Author: Sir Norman Lockyer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Electronic journals

Page: N.A

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Oceans

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241215668

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 56

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Open your eyes to a world of discovery and find out what life is like in the ocean depths Eyewonder Oceans visits a host of sea animals living in the ocean depths plus coral reefs and kelp forests. From sharks to seals discover how these ocean creatures live and survive in their watery world. Packed with fascinating facts and bright images, in the renowned Eyewonder format, younger readers will easily understand what lives in the ocean and on the seabed. Ideal for school project support, Oceans engages kids with interactive activities such as True or False games, What's this? quizzes and much more. Now available with text that lights up as you read-along and playful images and sounds.

Nature Encyclopedia

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1405335661

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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What is life like underground? Where can you find the world's ugliest fish? Why are fungi so fantastic? Take an amazing look at the natural world to find out! Discover plants and animals and where they live - from deserts to oceans, rainforests to mountains. Packed with curiosity quizzes, 'turn and learn' boxes and 'did you know?' facts, plus amazing photographs so there's lots to see and explore. Perfect for National Curriculum Key Stage 1. Go ahead and take a leap into the natural world!

The Changing Carbon Cycle

A Global Analysis

Author: John R. Trabalka,David E. Reichle

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1475719159

Category: Science

Page: 592

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The United States Government, cognizant of its responsibilities to future generations, has been sponsoring research for nine years into the causes, effects, and potential impacts of increased concentrations of carbon dioxide (C0 ) in the atmosphere. Agencies such as the National Science Foun 2 dation, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) cooperatively spent about $100 million from FY 1978 through FY 1984 directly on the study of CO • The DOE, as the 2 lead government agency for coordinating the government' s research ef forts, has been responsible for about 60% of these research efforts. William James succinctly defined our purpose when he stated science must be based upon " ... irreducible and stubborn facts." Scientific knowledge can and will reduce the present significant uncertainty sur rounding our understanding of the causes, effects, and potential impacts of increasing atmospheric CO2• We have come far during the past seven years in resolving some underlyinig doubts and in narrowing the ranges of disagreement. Basic concepts have become less murky. Yet, much more must be accomplished; more irreducible and stubborn facts are needed to reduce the uncertainties so that we can improve our knowledge base. Uncertainty can never be reduced to zero. However, with a much improved knowledge base, we will be able to learn, under stand, and be in a position to make decisions.

Ocean A Children's Encyclopedia

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241241995

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 256

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Explore the hidden depths of the ocean with this stunning visual encyclopedia for kids Ocean: A Children's Encyclopedia reveals the secrets of the seas through stunning images and beautiful photography to engage and educate kids. From the Arctic to the Caribbean, tiny plankton to giant whales, sandy beaches to the deepest depths, Ocean: A Children's Encyclopedia let's your child discover the mysterious world beneath the waves. Packed with fun facts for kids, this encyclopedia will dazzle your child covering everything from sea creatures and ocean birds to the Great Barrier Reef.

DK Guide to the Oceans

Author: Frances Dipper

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9780789488640

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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An illustrated guide to the ocean and the life found in it discusses shores, water movement, the ocean basin, climate, wildlife, and the study of the ocean.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Caribbean

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241012465

Category: Travel

Page: 520

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The DK Eyewitness Caribbean Travel Guide is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of the must-see sites, plus street-by-street maps of all the fascinating cities and towns. The new-look guide is also packed with photographs and illustrations leading you straight to the best attractions on offer. The uniquely visual DK Eyewitness Travel guide will help you to discover everything region-by-region; from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets, whilst detailed practical information will help you to get around, whether by train, bus or car. Plus, DK's excellent insider tips and essential local information will help you explore every corner of Caribbean effortlessly. DK Eyewitness Caribbean Travel Guide - showing you what others only tell you. Now available in PDF format.

DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Cape Town and the Winelands

Cape Town and the Winelands

Author: Philip Briggs

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241010853

Category: Travel

Page: 128

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DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Cape Town & the Winelands in ePub format will lead you straight to the very best Cape Town and the Winelands have to offer. Whether you're looking for things not to miss at the Top 10 sights, or want to find the top place to eat, this guide is the perfect companion, taking the best of the printed guidebook and adding new ebook-only features. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists - from the Top 10 parks and reserves to the Top 10 festivals and events; there's even a list of the Top 10 things to avoid. The guide is divided by area, each with its own photo gallery and with clear maps pinpointing the top sights; you can also view each location in Google Maps if reading on an internet-enabled device. You'll find the insider knowledge every visitor needs to explore every corner of the region with DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Cape Town & the Winelands. DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Cape Town & the Winelands - showing you what others only tell you. Now available in ePub format.

DK Eyewitness Books: Ocean

Author: Miranda Macquitty

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756643546

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 72

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The most trusted nonfiction series on the market, Eyewitness Books provide an in-depth, comprehensive look at their subjects witha unique integration of words and pictures. DK's classic look at the world's oceans, now reissued with a CD andwall chart.

The Changing Ocean Carbon Cycle

A Midterm Synthesis of the Joint Global Ocean Flux Study

Author: Roger B. Hanson,Hugh W. Ducklow

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521656030

Category: Nature

Page: 514

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The role of ocean processes in global ecology and their wider implications for climate change.