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Ocean Solutions, Earth Solutions

Second Edition

Dawn J. Wright (editor)

ISBN: 9781589484603

Publication Date: Jul 2016

Format: Paperback

What affects the oceans affects terra firma. Ocean Solutions, Earth Solutions gathers the insights of more than 90 ocean and coastal science researchers exploring ocean components and their relationships, patterns, and trends over time. The second edition includes the original 16 chapters, plus seven new chapters that feature GIS best practices and include additional online resources.
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What affects the oceans affects terra firma. Ocean Solutions, Earth Solutions gathers the insights of more than 90 ocean and coastal science researchers exploring ocean components and their relationships, patterns, and trends over time and space. The second edition includes the original 16 chapters, four of which have been updated, plus seven new chapters that feature GIS best practices and include additional online resources. The book is edited by oceanographer and Esri Chief Scientist Dawn J. Wright and features a foreword by oceanographer David G. Gallo from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and an afterword by Jerry R. Schubel, currently president and CEO of the Aquarium of the Pacific.
Illustrations 200 illustrations
Pages 500
Dimensions 279 x 216
Date Published 30 Jul 2016
Publisher Esri Press
Subject/s Deltas, estuaries, coastal regions   Oceanography (seas)   Coral reefs  
Esri Chief Scientist Dawn J. Wright is a professor of geography and oceanography at Oregon State University, USA. In 2007, the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education named her US Professor of the Year for the State of Oregon. She is also a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a new fellow of Stanford University's Aldo Leopold Leadership Program in science communication. Her research interests include geographic information science; ocean informatics and cyberinfrastructure; benthic terrain and habitat characterization; and the processing and interpretation of high-resolution bathymetry, video, and underwater photographic images. Wright received a PhD in physical geography and marine geology from the University of California, Santa Barbara; an MS in oceanography from Texas A&M University; and a BS with honors from Wheaton College in Illinois. She is also certified by the GIS Certification Institute as a GIS professional (GISP). She coauthored the book Arc Marine: GIS for a Blue Planet, published by Esri Press in 2007.

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