Ocean Atlas: A journey across the waves and into the deep

Author:   Tom Jackson ,  Ana Djordjevic
Publisher:   QED Publishing
ISBN:  

9780711251847


Pages:   64
Publication Date:   02 July 2020
Recommended Age:   From 7 to 11 years
Format:   Hardback
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A comprehensive exploration of our oceans, covering geography, ecosystems and animals through a mix of illustrations, photographs, maps and diagrams. Map out the oceans layers, from the sunlight zone to the abyss, exploring the conditions within each zone and the different creatures that live there, as well as exploring features of the ocean floor such as underwater volcanoes, thermal vents and the mid-Atlantic ridge. It also: * Explores ocean currents and tides. * Looks at the migrations of different ocean-dwelling creatures. * Maps the sea bed, including information on how oceanographers gather their data * Explores sea temperatures and ocean chlorophyll and plankton, looking at the impact these elements have on ecosystems. * Looks at environmental issues such as pollution, acidification, ice-cap melt and rising temperatures.

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Author:   Tom Jackson ,  Ana Djordjevic
Publisher:   QED Publishing
Imprint:   QED Publishing
ISBN:  

9780711251847


ISBN 10:   0711251843
Pages:   64
Publication Date:   02 July 2020
Recommended Age:   From 7 to 11 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Children / Juvenile
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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Introduction Atlantic Pacific Indian Arctic Southern Seven Seas Tidal zone Sunlit zone Twilight zone Midnight zone Seabed Ocean trench Mapping the seabed The Midocean ridge A hydrothermal vent Undersea volcano Islands Continental shelf Sea canyons River mouths The tides Sea level rise Ocean waves Tsunami Hurricane Ocean currents The food chain Coral reefs

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Tom Jackson is a science writer based in Bristol, UK. Over the last 20 years, Tom has written books, magazine and newspaper articles, for online and for television on a wide range of subjects and has worked on projects with Brian May, Patrick Moore, Marcus de Sautoy and Carol Vorderman and for major international publishers, such as Dorling Kindersley, National Geographic, Scholastic, Hachette, Facts on File and BBC Magazines. Tom studied zoology at Bristol University and has had spells working in zoos and as a conservationist. He's mucked out the polar bears and fed the penguins, planted trees in Somerset, surveyed Vietnamese jungle and rescued wildlife from drought in Africa. Writing jobs have also taken him to the Galapagos Islands, the Amazon rainforest, the coral reefs of Indonesia and the Sahara Desert. Today, Tom lives in Bristol, England, with his wife and three children, and can be found mostly in the attic. Ana Djordjevic is an illustrator and graphic designer born in Serbia. After graduating from the Dutch Institute of Fine Art in Arnhem, Ana started out as an illustrator for various agencies.

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