Octopus's Garden: Hydrothermal Vents And Other Mysteries Of The Deep Sea (Helix Books) | Hardcoverby Cindy Lee Van Dover (Author)
|List Price: ||$20.00 |
|Publisher: ||Basic Books|
|Page Count: ||183 Pages|
|Publication Date: ||January 02, 1996|
|Sales Rank: ||1980123rd|
An introduction to deep-sea life explains how hydrothermal vents have given way to a thriving population of unique creatures, profiles several members of the geyser community, and considers the threat of underwater landslides and earthquakes.
|Deep Ocean Journeys: Discovering New Life At The Bottom Of The Sea (Helix Book)|
by Cindy Lee Van Dover (Author)
Scientist and submersible pilot Cindy Lee Van Dover has travelled to the bottom of the sea. In this book she gives voice to the scientific passion that motivates her while taking us along with her as she reveals the wonders of the ocean floor.
|The Deep: The Extraordinary Creatures of the Abyss|
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On dry land, most organisms are confined to the surface, or at most to altitudes of a hundred meters—the height of the tallest trees. In the oceans, though, living space has both vertical and horizontal dimensions: with an average depth of 3800 meters, the oceans offer 99% of the space on Earth where life can develop. And the deep sea, which has been immersed in total darkness since the dawn of time, occupies 85% of ocean space, forming the planet’s largest habitat. Yet these depths...
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