Subtitle 50 key ideas about the sea's importance to life on earth

Mattias Green, Yueng-Djern Lenn
Price £14.99
Description Description This information-packed book is the complete guide to everything you need to know about the world's oceans, with each concept

Oceans cover two thirds of the Earth’s surface and are the driving force behind our weather systems, taking warm and cold water around the globe.

Understanding solar radiation, currents, and rising sea levels are vital starting points to understanding and dealing with global warming, and this book covers these and many more essential topics in easily accessible chunks.

Join expert authors on a tour of the world’s oceans, taking in waves, continental shelves, icebergs, underwater forests, monsoons, and coral reefs along the way.

Learn about the different characteristics of the world’s major oceans, the amazing array of marine life that exists at different depths, how tides work, and what pollution is doing to the seas. There’s never been a more important time to get to grips with how the oceans work.

The 30 Second series presents concise, informative guides to the most important topics which shape the world around us, presenting terms which are key to understanding the subject in 30 seconds, 300 words, and one image.
Series 30-Second
Format Hardcover Book 160 Pages
ISBN 9780711252660
Size7.09 in x 9.06 in / 180.00 mm x 230.00 mm
Published Date March 16th, 2021
Mattias Green


Dr Mattias Green is a professor of physical oceanography at the School of Ocean Sciences, Bangor University. His research explores how the tides interact with other components of the Earth system and how these change and affect climate. He has published widely in geophysical and marine science research journals.

Yueng-Djern Lenn
Dr Yueng-Djern Lenn is a reader in physical oceanography at the School of Ocean Sciences, Bangor University. Her research focuses on understating what drives ocean overturning in the polar oceans and how this impacts climate. She has contributed multiple articles to oceanography journals and is also involved in schools outreach, working in partnership with STEM organizations in Wales and beyond.  
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