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)
$9.99
All About Fish
by Carl Burger
from Random House
for 4th-6th grade
in Sharks & Fishes (Location: SCI-FISH)
All About the Sea
All About Books #3
by Ferdinand C. Lane
from Random House
Humorous Fiction for 3rd-6th grade
in Oceanography & Marine Biology (Location: SCI-OCEAN)
All About Whales
by Roy Chapman Andrews
from Random House
for 4th-6th grade
in Whales & Dolphins (Location: SCI-FISH)
Aquarium Guide
from Answers in Genesis
for 4th-6th grade
in Sharks & Fishes (Location: SCI-FISH)
$12.00 (1 in stock)
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
Baby Whales Drink Milk
by Barbara Juster Esbensen
from HarperCollins
for Kindergarten-1st grade
in Whales & Dolphins (Location: SCI-FISH)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Basher Science: Oceans
Basher Science
by Simon Basher, Dan Green
Pap/Chrt from Kingfisher
for 3rd-6th grade
in Oceanography & Marine Biology (Location: SCI-OCEAN)
$9.99
Burgess Seashore Book for Children
by Thornton W. Burgess
from Dover Publications
for 2nd-5th grade
in Seashore & Tidepools (Location: SCI-ECO)
$12.95
Christian Liberty Nature Reader Book 5
by Wendy Kramer
3rd edition from Christian Liberty Press
for 5th grade
in CLP Phonics & Reading (Location: PHO-CLP)
$9.31
Coral Reef - Coloring Book
Dover Coloring Books
by Ruth Soffer
from Dover Publications
for 2nd-6th grade
in Dover Coloring Books (Location: COL-DOV)
$3.74
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
DK Eye Wonder: Rivers and Lakes
by Simon Holland
from DK Publishing
for Preschool-3rd grade
in River, Pond & Swamp (Location: SCI-ECO)
$4.50 (1 in stock)
Dolphin Adventure
by Wayne Grover
from HarperTrophy
for 3rd-7th grade
in Animal Stories (Location: FIC-ANI)
$5.09 $3.50 (2 in stock)
Dolphin Treasure
by Wayne Grover
from HarperTrophy
for Ages 8-12
in Animal Stories (Location: FIC-ANI)
$5.09 $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 $2.00 (1 in stock)
Dragons of the Deep
by Carl Wieland
from Master Books
for 5th-8th grade
in Dinosaurs & Fossils (Location: SCI-DINO)
$15.99 $11.00 (2 in stock)
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
Experience with an Eel DVD
from Moody Press
for 7th-12th grade
in Moody Science DVDs (Location: SCI-MOODY)
$7.00 (2 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)
$57.60
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)
$33.60 $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)
Fishes
Usborne First Nature
by Alwyne Wheeler
from Usborne
for Preschool-3rd grade
in Sharks & Fishes (Location: SCI-FISH)
$2.00 (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)
$3.74
Great Barrier Reef - Coloring Book
by Ruth Soffer
from Dover Publications
for 2nd-6th grade
in Dover Coloring Books (Location: COL-DOV)
$2.99
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)
$6.76
In the Heart of the Sea
by Nathaniel Philbrick
from Penguin Putnam
for 10th grade-adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$14.45
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
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)
$5.59 $2.80 (1 in stock)
Manatee Winter
Smithsonian Oceanic Collection
by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
from Soundprints
for Preschool-3rd grade
in Science Picture Books (Location: SCI-PIC)
$8.00 (1 in stock)
Marine Biology Coloring Book
2nd edition from Collins
for 4th-9th grade
in Sharks & Fishes (Location: SCI-FISH)
$21.99
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 $2.00 (1 in stock)
Milliken: Fish, Amphibians and Reptiles
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)
Milliken: Oceanography
by Edward P. Ortleb & Richard Cadice
from Milliken Publishing
for 5th-9th grade
in Oceanography & Marine Biology (Location: SCI-OCEAN)
Minn of the Mississippi
by Holling C. Holling
from Houghton Mifflin
Realistic fiction for 3rd-8th grade
1952 Newbery Honor Book
in BF Geography (Location: HISCUR-BFG)
$11.04 $6.40 (2 in stock)
Moby-Dick
Signet Classics
by Herman Melville
from Signet Classics
Realistic Nautical Fiction for 9th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
$5.06
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)
$22.10
Moby-Dick
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)
$12.75
Moby-Dick
by Herman Melville
1st edition from Candlewick Press
for 4th-8th grade
in Adventure Stories (Location: FIC-ADV)
$18.69
Moby-Dick
by Herman Melville
1st edition from Candlewick Press
for 4th-8th grade
in Adventure Stories (Location: FIC-ADV)
$11.04
Moby-Dick
by Herman Melville
from Franklin Library
Realistic Nautical Fiction for 9th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
$15.00 (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)
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)
$25.95
National Audubon Society Field Guide to Shells
Reprint from Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
for 4th-Adult
in Field Guides & Nature Handbooks (Location: NAT-FIELD)
$22.95
New Ocean Book
Wonders of Creation Series
by Frank Sherwin
from Master Books
for 4th-10th grade
in Oceanography & Marine Biology (Location: SCI-OCEAN)
$16.99
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