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Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences
Current, authoritative & comprehensive information on the sciences of the oceans -- definitive encyclopedia for oceanography includes contributions from leading scientists around the world on the physical processes that drive the oceans, and oceanic aspects of the chemical, biological, and geological disciplines.
Gateway to scientific knowledge from basic introductory material to extended article entries + live journal citations -- Covers key scientific areas including Earth, Ocean & Environmental sciences; in-depth coverage of Physics
Annual Review of Marine Science
Perspectives & reviews on marine sciences including the major disciplines of coastal and blue water oceanography
New publications on Physical Oceanography
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