See also R. Carson, The Sea around Us (1961); J. Bardach, Harvest of the Sea (1968); J. R. Moore, ed., Oceanography (1971); R. Perry, The Unknown Ocean (1972); L. Paine, The Sea and Civilization (2013); E. J. Rohling, The Oceans: A Deep History (2017); D. Stow, Oceans: A Very Short Introduction (2017).
Sections in this article:
- The World Ocean
- Continental Shelves, Slopes, and Rises
- Trenches, Plains, and Ridges
- Relationship of the Ocean and the Atmosphere
- Currents and Ocean Circulation
- The Ocean as a Biological Environment
- Importance of the Ocean
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