Oceanography & Marine Biology

Oceanography, also called oceanology or marine science, is the study of the Earth's oceans and seas. It includes the studies of:

  • Marine biology, the study of the plants and animals of the oceans and their ecological interaction;
  • Chemical oceanography, the study of the chemistry of the ocean;
  • Marine geology, the study of the geology of the ocean floor including plate tectonics;
  • Meteorologic oceanography, the study of interactions between our atmosphere and the ocean's hydrosphere; and
  • Physical oceanography, the study of the ocean's physical attributes (such as its temperature-salinity structure, waves, tides and currents).

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Hydrology is the study of the movement, distribution, and quality of water throughout the Earth. Domains of hydrology include hydrometeorology, surface hydrology, hydrogeology, drainage basin management and water quality, where water plays the central role. Oceanography and meteorology are not typically included because water is only one of many important aspects of those disciplines.

Limnology is the study of inland waters, salty and fresh, natural and man-made, specifically lakes, ponds and rivers. This discipline includes the study of their biological, physical, chemical and hydrological components.

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1001 Things to Spot in the Sea
by Katie Daynes
from Usborne
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Oceanography & Marine Biology (Location: SCI-OCEAN)
1001 Things to Spot in the Sea
by Katie Daynes
from Scholastic Inc.
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Oceanography & Marine Biology (Location: SCI-OCEAN)
After the Sun Goes Down
Nature Study Library
by Glenn O. Blough, illustrated by Jeanne Bendick
from Purple House Press
for Kindergarten-2nd grade
in Charlotte Mason Living Science (Location: SCI-CMLS)
Album of Sharks
by Tom McGowen, illustrated by Rod Ruth
from Rand McNally
for 4th-6th grade
in Vintage Nonfiction (Location: VIN-NFIC)
Album of Whales
by Tom McGowen, illustrated by Rod Ruth
from Rand McNally
for 4th-6th grade
in Vintage Nonfiction (Location: VIN-NFIC)
All About Fish
by Carl Burger
from Random House
for 4th-6th grade
in All About Books (Location: VIN-ALL)
All About the Sea
All About Books #3
by Ferdinand C. Lane
from Random House
Humorous Fiction for 3rd-6th grade
in All About Books (Location: VIN-ALL)
All About Whales
by Roy Chapman Andrews
from Random House
for 4th-6th grade
in All About Books (Location: VIN-ALL)
Apologia Marine Biology - SuperSet
by Sherri Seligson
from Apologia Educational Ministries
for 10th-12th grade
in Apologia Science (Location: SCICUR-AEM)
Atlantic Fish - Coloring Book
Educational Read & Color Books
by Peter & Linda Spizzirri
from Spizzirri Press
for 2nd-5th grade
in Educational Read & Color Books (Location: COL-SPIZ)
$3.95
Basher Science: Oceans
Basher Science
by Simon Basher, Dan Green
Pap/Chrt from Kingfisher
for 3rd-6th grade
in Basher Science (Location: SCI-BASH)
$9.99
Beach Before Breakfast
by Maxine W. Kumin, illustrated by Leonard Weisgard
from G.P. Putnam's Sons
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Vintage Picture Books (Location: VIN-PIC)
Burgess Seashore Book for Children
by Thornton W. Burgess
from Dover Publications
for 2nd-5th grade
in Charlotte Mason Living Science (Location: SCI-CMLS)
Burgess Seashore Book for Children
by Thornton W. Burgess
from Living Book Press
for 2nd-5th grade
in Charlotte Mason Living Science (Location: SCI-CMLS)
$19.99
Burgess Seashore Book for Children
by Thornton W. Burgess
from Living Book Press
for 2nd-5th grade
in Charlotte Mason Living Science (Location: SCI-CMLS)
$29.99
Buzztail and Leaper
by Robert M. McClung
from Purple House Press
for 1st-4th grade
in Charlotte Mason Living Science (Location: SCI-CMLS)
$11.99
Christian Liberty Nature Reader Book 5
by Wendy Kramer
4th edition from Christian Liberty Press
for 5th grade
in CLP Phonics & Reading (Location: REA-CLP)
$11.50
Coral Reef - Coloring Book
Dover Coloring Books
by Ruth Soffer
from Dover Publications
for 2nd-6th grade
in Dover Coloring Books (Location: COL-DOV)
$4.99
Coral Reefs
by Laurence Pringle
from Simon and Schuster
for 4th-8th grade
in Seashore & Tidepools (Location: SCI-ECO)
$6.00 (1 in stock)
Day at the Seashore
by Kathryn Jackson, Byron Jackson
from Golden Books
for Nursery-Kindergarten
in Little Golden Books (Location: PIC-GOLD)
Deep-Sea Fish - Coloring Book
Educational Read & Color Books
by Peter & Linda Spizzirri
from Spizzirri Press
for 2nd-5th grade
in Educational Read & Color Books (Location: COL-SPIZ)
$3.95
Diving Dolphin
DK Readers Level 1
by Karen Wallace
from DK Children
for Preschool- 3rd Grade
in DK Readers (Location: EAR-DK)
$2.50 (1 in stock)
Dolphin Adventure
by Wayne Grover
from HarperTrophy
for 3rd-7th grade
in Animal Stories (Location: FIC-ANI)
$5.99 $3.50 (2 in stock)
Dolphin Treasure
by Wayne Grover
from HarperTrophy
for Ages 8-12
in Animal Stories (Location: FIC-ANI)
$5.99 $3.50 (1 in stock)
Dolphins - Coloring Book
Educational Read & Color Books
by Peter & Linda Spizzirri
from Spizzirri Press
for 2nd-5th grade
in Educational Read & Color Books (Location: COL-SPIZ)
$3.95
Dolphins!
A Step into Reading Book Level 3
by Sharon Bokoske and Margaret Davidson
from Random House
for 1st-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$4.99
Dragons of the Deep
by Carl Wieland
from Master Books
for 5th-8th grade
in Dinosaurs & Fossils (Location: SCI-DINO)
$13.59
Draw 50 Sharks, Whales, and Other Sea Creatures
by Lee Ames
from Broadway Books
for 3rd-8th grade
in Draw 50 (Location: ELE-ARTD50)
$9.99
Drop of Water
by Walter Wick
from Scholastic Inc.
for 3rd-6th grade
in Water Cycle (Location: SCI-EARTH)
$19.99
Edge of the Sea
by Rachel Carson
from Houghton Mifflin
for Adult
in Oceanography & Marine Biology (Location: SCI-OCEAN)
Encylopedia of Underwater Life
by Andrew Campbell and John Dawes
from Oxford University
for 5th-Adult
$20.00 (1 in stock)
Experience with an Eel DVD
from Moody Press
for 7th-12th grade
in Moody Science DVDs (Location: SCI-MOODY)
$7.00 (1 in stock)
Exploring Creation With Marine Biology - Textbook
by Sherri Seligson
2nd edition from Apologia Educational Ministries
for 10th-12th grade
in Apologia Science (Location: SCICUR-AEM)
$63.20
Exploring Creation With Zoology 2
Young Explorer Series
by Jeannie Fulbright
from Apologia Educational Ministries
for 3rd-6th grade
in Apologia Young Explorer (Location: SCICUR-AEM)
$36.00 $28.00 (2 in stock)
Fish - Coloring Book
Educational Read & Color Books
by Peter & Linda Spizzirri
from Spizzirri Press
for 2nd-5th grade
in Educational Read & Color Books (Location: COL-SPIZ)
$3.95
Fish Do the Strangest Things
by Arthur Hornblow, Leonora Hornblow
from Random House Books for Young Readers
for 1st-3rd grade
in Step Up Books (Location: VIN-STEP)
Fish Do the Strangest Things
by Arthur Hornblow, Leonora Hornblow
from Random House Books for Young Readers
for 1st-2nd grade
in Sharks & Fishes (Location: SCI-FISH)
Freshwater Life
Science Nature Guides
by Susan McKeever
from Silver Dolphin
for 4th-6th grade
in Oceanography & Marine Biology (Location: SCI-OCEAN)
$6.00 (1 in stock)
Freshwater Pond - Coloring Book
Dover Coloring Books
by Annika Bernhard
from Dover Publications
for 2nd-6th grade
in Dover Coloring Books (Location: COL-DOV)
$4.99
Fun with Water and Bubbles
by Heidi Gold-Dworkin, Robert K. Ullman
1st edition from McGraw-Hill
for Preschool-3rd grade
in Clearance: Science & Health (Location: ZCLE-SCI)
$2.00 (1 in stock)
General Science 1 - Teacher Guide
from Master Books
for 7th-12th grade
in Master Books Science (Location: SCICUR-MB)
$19.99 $17.50 (1 in stock)
Giant Squid
by Candace Fleming, Illustrated by Eric Rohmann
from Roaring Brook Press
for Preschool-2nd grade
$9.00 (1 in stock)
Great Barrier Reef - Coloring Book
by Ruth Soffer
from Dover Publications
for 2nd-6th grade
in Dover Coloring Books (Location: COL-DOV)
$3.99
Hawaiian Coral Reef Coloring Book
by Katherine Orr
from Stemmer House Publishers
for 3rd-6th grade
in Oceanography & Marine Biology (Location: SCI-OCEAN)
Houses from the Sea
by Alice E. Goudey, illustrated by Adrienne Adams
from Atheneum
for Kindergarten-2nd grade
1960 Caldecott Honor Book
in Vintage Picture Books (Location: VIN-PIC)
How and Why Wonder Book of Fish
1972 Printing from Grosset & Dunlap
for 3rd-6th grade
in Vintage Nonfiction (Location: VIN-NFIC)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
How and Why Wonder Book of Sea Shells
for 3rd-6th grade
in Vintage Nonfiction (Location: VIN-NFIC)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Hungry, Hungry Sharks
A Step into Reading Book Level 2
by Joanna Cole
from Random House
for 1st-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EAR-STEP)
$4.99
Hunting for Whales
by Michael McHugh
from Great Light Publications
for 6th grade
in Adventure Stories (Location: FIC-ADV)
In the Heart of the Sea
by Nathaniel Philbrick
from Penguin Putnam
for 10th grade-adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$17.00
Janice VanCleave's Oceans for Every Kid
Janice VanCleave's Science for Every Kid Series
by Janice VanCleave
from John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
for 4th-8th grade
Cathy Duffy's 100 Top Picks
in Oceanography & Marine Biology (Location: SCI-OCEAN)
$16.00
Life in an Ocean
Living in a Biome
by Carol K. Lindeen
Revised from Capstone Press
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Oceanography & Marine Biology (Location: SCI-OCEAN)
$5.00 (2 in stock)
Little Turtle and the Song of the Sea
by Sheridan Cain, illustrated by Norma Burgin
from Crocodile Books
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$6.00 (1 in stock)
Made By God: Sea Creatures
I Can Read Level 2
by Mary Hassinger
from Zonderkidz
for Kindergarten-2nd grade
in I Can Read Books (Location: EAR-ICR)
$4.99 $3.50 (1 in stock)
Magic School Bus at the Waterworks
Magic School Bus
by Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen
from Scholastic Inc.
for 1st-3rd grade
in Magic School Bus (Location: SER-MSB)
$7.99 $4.00 (1 in stock)
Marine Biology Coloring Book
2nd edition from Collins
for 4th-9th grade
in Oceanography & Marine Biology (Location: SCI-OCEAN)
$24.99 $13.00 (1 in stock)
Marine Mammals - Coloring Book
Educational Read & Color Books
by Peter & Linda Spizzirri
from Spizzirri Press
for 2nd-5th grade
in Educational Read & Color Books (Location: COL-SPIZ)
$3.95
Milliken: Oceanography
by Edward P. Ortleb & Richard Cadice
from Milliken Publishing
for 5th-9th grade
in Oceanography & Marine Biology (Location: SCI-OCEAN)
$9.00 (1 in stock)
Minn of the Mississippi
by Holling C. Holling
from Houghton Mifflin
Realistic fiction for 3rd-8th grade
1952 Newbery Honor Book
in BF Intermediate Geography (Location: HISCUR-BFG)
$12.99
Moby-Dick
Signet Classics
by Herman Melville
from Signet Classics
Realistic Nautical Fiction for 9th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
$5.95
Moby-Dick
Everyman's Library
by Herman Melville
from Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
Realistic Nautical Fiction for 9th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
$35.00
Moby-Dick
Reader's Digest World's Best Reading
by Herman Melville
from Reader's Digest
Realistic Nautical Fiction for 9th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
Moby-Dick
by Herman Melville
from Penguin Putnam
Realistic Nautical Fiction for 9th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
$16.00
Moby-Dick
by Herman Melville
1st edition from Candlewick Press
for 4th-8th grade
in Adventure Stories (Location: FIC-ADV)
Moby-Dick
Macmillan Classics
by Herman Melville, illustrated by Robert Shore
from Macmillan
Realistic Nautical Fiction for 9th-Adult
in Vintage Fiction & Literature (Location: VIN-FIC)
Moby-Dick
by Herman Melville
1st edition from Candlewick Press
for 4th-8th grade
in Adventure Stories (Location: FIC-ADV)
Moby-Dick
Calla Editions
by Herman Melville
from Dover Publications
Realistic Nautical Fiction for 9th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
Moby-Dick
by Herman Melville
from Franklin Library
Realistic Nautical Fiction for 9th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
Moby-Dick
Modern Library
by Herman Melville
from Modern Library
Realistic Nautical Fiction for 9th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
Moby-Dick
by Herman Melville, illustrated by Boardman Robinson
from Easton Press
Realistic Nautical Fiction for 9th-Adult
in Leather Bound Collectible Books (Location: VIN-LEA)
$45.00 (1 in stock)
National Audubon Society Field Guide to Fishes
2nd ed. from Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
for 4th-Adult
in Field Guides & Nature Handbooks (Location: NAT-FIELD)
$26.00
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Fishes, Whales & Dolphins
from Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
for 4th-Adult
in Field Guides & Nature Handbooks (Location: NAT-FIELD)
$12.00 (2 in stock)
National Audubon Society Field Guide to Seashore Creatures
by Norman A Meinkoth
First Edition from Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
for 4th-Adult
in Field Guides & Nature Handbooks (Location: NAT-FIELD)
$27.00 $14.00 (1 in stock)
National Audubon Society Field Guide to Shells
Reprint from Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
for 4th-Adult
in Field Guides & Nature Handbooks (Location: NAT-FIELD)
$24.95
National Audubon Society First Field Guide: Shells
by Brian Cassie
from Scholastic Inc.
for 3rd-6th grade
in Field Guides & Nature Handbooks (Location: NAT-FIELD)
Neptune's Garden
from Little, Brown & Company
in Seashore & Tidepools (Location: SCI-ECO)
New Ocean Book
Wonders of Creation Series
by Frank Sherwin
from Master Books
for 4th-10th grade
in Oceanography & Marine Biology (Location: SCI-OCEAN)
$13.59 $9.00 (1 in stock)
Ocean
by Mary Ellen Sterling
from Teacher Created Materials, Inc.
for 4th-6th grade
in Clearance: Science & Health (Location: ZCLE-SCI)
$2.00 (1 in stock)
Ocean Anatomy
by Julia Rothman
from Storey Publishing
for 6th-Adult
in Nature Study (Location: NAT-GEN)
$16.95
Octopus is Amazing
Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science Stage 2
by Patricia Lauber
from HarperCollins
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Sharks & Fishes (Location: SCI-FISH)
$4.00 (1 in stock)
Octopus' Den
Smithsonian Oceanic Collection
by Deirdre Langeland
from Scholastic Reference
for 2nd-5th grade
in Sharks & Fishes (Location: SCI-FISH)
$3.50 (1 in stock)
Of Skies and Seas
My Father's World
by Joanne E. De Jonge
from Eerdmans
for 7th-9th grade
in Morality Tales (Location: FIC-WHO)
$3.50 (1 in stock)
One Small Square: Coral Reef
One Small Square
by Donald Silver
from McGraw-Hill
for 1st-3rd grade
in One Small Square (Location: SCI-1SS)
$13.00
One Small Square: Seashore
One Small Square
by Donald Silver & Patricia Wynne
1st edition from McGraw-Hill
for 1st-3rd grade
in One Small Square (Location: SCI-1SS)
$13.00
Otis and Will Discover the Deep
by Barb Rosenstock, Illustrated by Katherine Roy
from Little, Brown & Company
for Kindergarten-4th grade
$8.00 (1 in stock)
Our Weather & Water (old)
God's Design for Heaven and Earth
by Debbie and Richard Lawrence
3rd edition from Answers in Genesis
for 4th-8th grade
$9.00 (2 in stock)
Pacific Fish - Coloring Book
Educational Read & Color Books
by Peter & Linda Spizzirri
from Spizzirri Press
for 2nd-5th grade
in Educational Read & Color Books (Location: COL-SPIZ)
$3.95
Pagoo
by Holling C. Holling
from Houghton Mifflin
Realistic fiction for 3rd-8th grade
in BF Intermediate Geography (Location: HISCUR-BFG)
$12.99 $7.50 (1 in stock)
Peterson Field Guide Coloring Book: Seashores
Peterson Field Guide Coloring Books
by John Kricher & Gordon Morrison
from Houghton Mifflin
for 1st-6th grade
in Clearance: Science & Health (Location: ZCLE-SCI)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Peterson First Guide to Fishes of North America
Peterson First Guide
by Michael Filisky
2nd edition from Houghton Mifflin
for 1st-4th grade
in Field Guides & Nature Handbooks (Location: NAT-FIELD)
$8.99
Peterson First Guide to Shells of North America
by Jackie Leatherbury Douglass
2nd edition from Houghton Mifflin
for 1st-4th grade
in Field Guides & Nature Handbooks (Location: NAT-FIELD)
$8.99
PLP: Intro to Oceanography & Ecology - Package
from Master Books
for 7th-9th grade
in Master Books Science (Location: SCICUR-MB)
Rain Forest River Life - Coloring Book
Educational Read & Color Books
by Peter & Linda Spizzirri
from Spizzirri Press
for 2nd-5th grade
in Educational Read & Color Books (Location: COL-SPIZ)
$3.95
Real Book About the Sea
from Garden City Books
for 3rd-6th grade
in Vintage Nonfiction (Location: VIN-NFIC)
Red Sea
by Leighton Taylor, photography by Norbert Wu
from Blackbirch Press
for 3rd-6th grade
in Near & Middle East (Location: HISMC-NME)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Salmon Creek
by Annette LeBox
Reprint from Groundwood Books
for 3rd-5th grade
in Animal Stories (Location: FIC-ANI)
Science with Water
Usborne Science Activities
by Helen Edom
Revised from Usborne
for 2nd-5th grade
in Usborne Science Activities (Location: SCI-EXP)
$5.99 $4.00 (1 in stock)
Sea Around Us
by Rachel Carson
from Golden Press
for 3rd-8th grade
in Oceanography & Marine Biology (Location: SCI-OCEAN)
Sea Around Us
by Rachel Carlson
from Oxford University
for 9th-Adult
in Vintage Fiction & Literature (Location: VIN-FIC)
$10.00 (1 in stock)
Seashore Life - Coloring Book
Dover Coloring Books
by Anthony D'Attilio
from Dover Publications
for 2nd-6th grade
in Dover Coloring Books (Location: COL-DOV)
$3.99
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