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PART I: EXPLORING THE SEA 1: R. Marx: The Early History of Diving 2: Y. Melamed, A. Shupak, and H. Bitterman: Medical Problems Associated with Underwater Diving 3: H. Charnock: H.M.S. Challenger and the Development of Marine Science 4: P.H. Wiebe, D.D. Moran, R. Knox, C.B. Miller, and J.A. McGowan: Long-Range Needs for Deep-Sea Platforms: The Deep-Sea Observatory Concept 5: D. Walsh: Undersea Satellites: The Commercialization of AUVs PART II: CURRENTS, CHEMISTRY, AND CLIMATE 6: W.J. Gould: Update: World Ocean Circulation Experiment 7: G. Philander: El Nino and La Nana 8: P.L. Richardson: Tracking Ocean Eddies 9: P. Quay: Carbon Sink and the Oceans 10: J.J. Jensen and J. Hovermale: Numerical Air/Sea Environmental Prediction 11: B.B. Parker: Sea Level as an Indicator of Climate and Global Change 12: D. Roemmich: Ocean Warming and Sea Level Rise along the Southwest U.S. Coast 13: J.C. King: Global Warming and Antarctica PART III: GEOLOGY AND SEA LIFE 14: D.J. Stanley and A.G. Warne: World Initiation of Holocene Marine Deltas by Deceleration of Sea-Level Rise 15: Ocean Drilling Program--Leg 143 Scientific Party: History of Pacific Guyots Uncovered 16: R.A. Lutz and M.J. Kennish: Ecology of Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vent Communities: A Review 17: M.V. Angel: Biodiversity of the Pelagic Ocean 18: A.P. Klimley: The Predatory Behavior of the White Shark 19: L. Seachrist: Sea Turtles Master Migration with Magnetic Memories 20: C.S. Baker and S.R. Palumbi: Which Whales Are Hunted? A Molecular Genetic Approach To Monitoring Whaling 21: P. Hallock, F.E. Muller-Karger, and J.C. Halas: Anthropogenic Nutrients and the Degradation of Western Atlantic and Caribbean Coral Reefs 22: D.K. Atwood, J.C. Hendee, and A. Mendez: An Assessment of Global Warming Stress on Caribbean Coral Reef Ecosystems 23: K. Banse: Mermaids--Their Biology, Culture, and Demise 24: E. Culotta: Red Menace in the World's Ocean 25: H.H. Seliger: Bioluminescence: Excited States under Cover of Darkness PART IV: OCEAN RESOURCES 26: U.S. Ocean Resources 2000: A National Plan for Growth 27: M.P. Sissenwine and A.A. Rosenberg: Marine Fisheries at a Critical Juncture 28: S. Nicol and W. de la Mare: Ecosystem Management and the Antarctic Krill 29: R.B. Fridley: Marine Aquaculture--Opportunities for Growth 30: G.L. Rumsey: Fish Meal and Alternate Sources of Protein in Fish Feeds 31: K.A. Kvenvolden: Gas Hydrates--Geological Perspective and Global Change 32: P. Wadhams: The Resource Potential of Antarctic Icebergs 33: E.G. Frankel: The Call of the Islands PART V: OCEAN POLLUTION 34: C.S. Fang: Petroleum Drilling and Production Operations in the Gulf of Mexico 35: U.S. Congress: Oil Spill Response Technologies 36: J.A. Galt, W.J. Lehr, and D.L. Payton: Fate and Transport of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill 37: The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: Status of the Shoreline: Sources and Permissions


"Interesting selection of topics. Short chapters, easy to read, good length".--Molly Ahlgren, Sheldon Jackson College--Sitka "...a rich tapestry of interesting information."--The Leading Edge "...if you teach oceanography at any level, by all means, buy the book. This book is an invaluable resource for teachers who want to update and enliven lecture material."--Elizabeth A. Burton, Journal of Geoscience Education

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