Introduction to Marine Biology, 3rd Edition
- George Karleskint
- Richard Turner
- James Small
- ISBN-10: 0495561975
- ISBN-13: 9780495561972
- 592 Pages | Hardcover
- Previous Editions: 2006, 1998
- COPYRIGHT: 2010 Published
INTRODUCTION TO MARINE BIOLOGY third edition distinguishes itself at the introductory text level by offering comprehensive treatment and thorough integration of Ecology in the study of marine biology. Chapter two, Fundamentals of Ecology, presents human impact on the marine environment and this theme is integrated throughout the text allowing for dynamic class discussions of marine life and environmental change. Written expressly for non-science students, INTRODUCTION TO MARINE BIOLOGY third edition is crafted to spark curiosity about the marine world as well as provide an understanding of the process of science which is presented in Chapter one and revisited in unique boxed readings through out the text. Additionally, the pedagogy was developed expressly for these students to help draw them into and better understand the content. The new, open look and feel of INTRODUCTION TO MARINE BIOLOGY third edition and the enhanced art program convey the beauty and awe of life in the ocean. Twenty spectacular photos now open each chapter, piquing the motivation and attention of students and over 150 photos and pieces of art are new or redesigned.
1. Science and Marine Biology.
2. Fundamentals of Ecology.
3. Geology of the Ocean.
4. Water, Waves, and Tides.
5. Biological Concepts
6. Marine Microorganisms.
7. Mulitcellular Primary Producers.
8. Lower Invertebrates
9. Higher Invertebrates
10. The Fishes.
11. Reptiles and Birds.
12. Marine Mammals.
13 Intertidal Communities.
15. Coral Reefs.
16. Coastal Seas and Continental Shelves.
17. The Open Sea.
18. Life in the Ocean's Depths.
19. Harvesting the Ocean''s Resources.
20. Oceans in Jeopardy.
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.
Thuroughly revised, the Test Bank contains approximately 50 multiple choice items for each chapter, plus many matching, true/false and essay items. Answers and page references are included for all questions. New to this edition, 5 answer options for the Multiple Choice question helps improve the strength of the questions.Online Instructor's Manual for Lab Manual (ISBN-10: 0495825921 | ISBN-13: 9780495825920)
New to this edition, this lab manual has been specially designed to help students learn more about marine life and their habits.PowerLectures with JoinIn™ Student Response System and InfoTrac (ISBN-10: 0495825824 | ISBN-13: 9780495825821)
A complete all in one reference for instructors, the PowerLecture contains PowerPoint slides of images from the text, stepped art from the text, zoomable images, bonus photos, JoinIn clicker content, test bank, and instructor's manual. This resource is available at no additional charge to qualified adopters.Instructor's Manual Online (ISBN-10: 0495562076 | ISBN-13: 9780495562078)
The Instructor's Manual contains resources designed to streamline and maximize the effectiveness of your course preparation. New to this edition are teaching tips, and video and web resources.Transparency Acetates (ISBN-10: 0495825832 | ISBN-13: 9780495825838)
Including approximatly 200 full color images from the text, this set contains the key peices of art from the text.
New to this edition, this lab manual has been specially designed to help students learn more about marine life and their habits.