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By Jeffrey A. Karson,Deborah S. Kelley,Daniel J. Fornari,Michael R. Perfit,Timothy M. Shank

The deep oceans and worldwide seafloor are really Earth's final frontier. they continue to be principally unexplored, but are serious to our survival on the planet. This excellent, full-color quantity transports you to extraordinary landscapes webhosting unique existence kinds that rival the main innovative technological know-how fiction. beginning with a ancient precis of seafloor exploration and the constructing applied sciences used to check this severe atmosphere, it then describes the exact geologic elements of the Earth's ocean ground and the weird organic groups came upon alongside the mid-ocean ridges. this can be an crucial reference for researchers, academics, and scholars of marine technological know-how, and a visually lovely source that might enlighten and intrigue oceanographers and lovers alike. a collection of on-line assets, together with images and movies, mix with the booklet to supply interesting insights into the hidden international of seafloor geology and biology utilizing the newest deep-sea imaging and geological concepts.

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