The Resource Tides : The science and spirit of the ocean, Jonathan Whited ; foreword by Peter Matthiessen

Tides : The science and spirit of the ocean, Jonathan Whited ; foreword by Peter Matthiessen

Label
Tides : The science and spirit of the ocean
Title
Tides
Title remainder
The science and spirit of the ocean
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Whited ; foreword by Peter Matthiessen
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Cataloging source
IMR
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1956-
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White, Jonathan
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • charts
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Matthiessen, Peter
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tides
  • Water
  • Ocean
  • Oceanography
  • Climatic changes
Target audience
adult
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Label
Tides : The science and spirit of the ocean, Jonathan Whited ; foreword by Peter Matthiessen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index and glossary
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The perfect dance: birds and big tides in the Bay of Fundy -- Star of our life: a meditation on tide history at Mont Saint-Michel -- Silver dragon: China's Qiantang River tidal bore -- The last magician: Sir Isaac Newton and the scientific revolution -- Big waves: surfing mavericks and nineteenth-century tide theories -- Fast water: how tidal currents slow the Earth and bend time -- Big tides and resonance: Fundy and Ungava -- Turning the tide: grinding wheat, powering homes -- Higher tides: sea level rise from Kuna Yala to Venice
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 335 pages
Isbn
9781595348050
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly black and white), maps, charts
System control number
  • (OCoLC)969776354
  • 1579051
  • (OCoLC)ocn969776354
  • 1579051
Label
Tides : The science and spirit of the ocean, Jonathan Whited ; foreword by Peter Matthiessen
Publication
Note
Includes index and glossary
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The perfect dance: birds and big tides in the Bay of Fundy -- Star of our life: a meditation on tide history at Mont Saint-Michel -- Silver dragon: China's Qiantang River tidal bore -- The last magician: Sir Isaac Newton and the scientific revolution -- Big waves: surfing mavericks and nineteenth-century tide theories -- Fast water: how tidal currents slow the Earth and bend time -- Big tides and resonance: Fundy and Ungava -- Turning the tide: grinding wheat, powering homes -- Higher tides: sea level rise from Kuna Yala to Venice
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 335 pages
Isbn
9781595348050
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly black and white), maps, charts
System control number
  • (OCoLC)969776354
  • 1579051
  • (OCoLC)ocn969776354
  • 1579051

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