The Resource Tides : the science and spirit of the ocean, Jonathan White ; foreword by Peter Matthiessen, (electronic resource)

Tides : the science and spirit of the ocean, Jonathan White ; foreword by Peter Matthiessen, (electronic resource)

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Tides : the science and spirit of the ocean
Title
Tides
Title remainder
the science and spirit of the ocean
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan White ; foreword by Peter Matthiessen
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Language
eng
Summary
In Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean, writer, sailor, and surfer Jonathan White takes readers across the globe to discover the science and spirit of ocean tides. In the Arctic, White shimmies under the ice with an Inuit elder to hunt for mussels in the dark cavities left behind at low tide; in China, he races the Silver Dragon, a twenty-five-foot tidal bore that crashes eighty miles up the Qiantang River; in France, he interviews the monks that live in the tide-wrapped monastery of Mont Saint-Michel; in Chile and Scotland, he investigates the growth of tidal power generation; and in Panama and Venice, he delves into how the threat of sea level rise is changing human culture'the very old and very new. Tides combines lyrical prose, colorful adventure travel, and provocative scientific inquiry into the elemental, mysterious paradox that keeps our planet's waters in constant motion. Photographs, scientific figures, line drawings, and sixteen color photos dramatically illustrate this engaging, expert tour of the tides
Cataloging source
RECBK
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1956-
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White, Jonathan
Dewey number
551.464
Index
index present
LC call number
GC301.2
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Matthiessen, Peter
  • Recorded Books, Inc
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  • Tides
  • Water
  • Ocean
  • Oceanography
  • Climatic changes
  • Nature
  • NATURE
  • Climatic changes
  • Nature
  • Ocean
  • Oceanography
  • Tides
  • Water
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Tides : the science and spirit of the ocean, Jonathan White ; foreword by Peter Matthiessen, (electronic resource)
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Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed January 16, 2017)
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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ocn968911105
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unknown
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1 online resource
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781595348067
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00683013
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
92DA8089-C599-4339-8089-E01ADC425D38
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o968911105
  • (OCoLC)968911105
Label
Tides : the science and spirit of the ocean, Jonathan White ; foreword by Peter Matthiessen, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed January 16, 2017)
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn968911105
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781595348067
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00683013
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
92DA8089-C599-4339-8089-E01ADC425D38
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o968911105
  • (OCoLC)968911105

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