National Geographic Ocean: A Global Odyssey

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Discover the world's ocean--from tides and currents to the creatures living in it to the impact it has on our lives, whether we know it or not--in this richly illustrated overview of the life force that defines and sustains our planet, written by world-renowned oceanographer and National Geographic Explorer in Residence, Sylvia Earle.
  • Hardcover
  • 512 Pages
  • Trim: 11-7/8 x 9-1/8
National Geographic Ocean unveils the power and significance of our planet's watery essence: the importance of the ocean in shaping Earth's climate and chemistry and its vital role in supporting a multitude of life-forms, including our own human race. Sylvia Earle guides readers with her lyrical style and inspiring wisdom, describing the evolution, beauty, and impact of our ocean; the challenges it faces and the ways we can help protect it. With more than 100 maps and diagrams, this is a book you will turn to again and again to understand the ocean on a deeper level.
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