Oceans by Trevor Day
(Ecosystems (Facts on File))

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Oceanography is a relatively new science that began to emerge in the 19th century. Combining biology, chemistry, physics, and geology, the study of the Earth's oceans helps us to understand the interrelatedness of natural processes on land, in the sea, and in the air. Covering the numerous developments in marine science since the first edition was published, "Oceans, Revised Edition" discusses the thousands of new marine species inhabiting the Earth's oceans that have been discovered in the last decade, ranging from microbes, to deep-water corals, to the largest species of whales. It examines the public's increased awareness of climate change, and how it has become a key issue on the political agenda of many governments.Changes in knowledge, understanding, or practice are succinctly reflected in this revised edition, which features updated sidebars and a tide of brand-new illustrations and full-color photographs that illuminate oceanic issues for high school readers. More than two-thirds of the artwork has been revised or replaced, most notably in the chapters covering geography, geology, biology, and ecology.

About Trevor Day

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Trevor Day is currently a Fellow of the Royal Literary Fund at the University of Bath, where he tutors science and engineering students and staff.
Published July 1, 2007 by Facts on File. 318 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Young Adult, Science & Math, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Children's Books. Non-fiction

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The Bookbag

Summary: In this engagingly beautiful read, Tom and Izzy Sherbourne find happiness together after the ravages of World War I, looking after the lighthouse on remote Australian Janus Rock.

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A beautifully written and haunting story of choices and consequences by first-time Australian novelist Stedman, The Light Between Oceans tells the tale of Tom Sherbourne, a young soldier who survives the horrors of the trenches in WWI, and returns home to ponder why he lived when so many around ...

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The Sydney Morning Herald

Lighthouse keeper Tom and his wife, Isabel, who has miscarried several times, ponder the virtues of alerting the distant authorities or passing the girl off as their own.

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Bookmarks Magazine

Amazon Best Books of the Month, August 2012: Tom Sherbourne is a lighthouse keeper on Janus Rock, a tiny island a half day’s boat journey from the coast of Western Australia.

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Red Online

The first half of The Light Between Oceans flits between their life as a new family - a lie which becomes so entrenched that it is almost transformed into truth - and Tom’s previous life as a soldier fighting in the First World War, which gives us some insight into why he values his relationship ...

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