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OCN 100 Text: Essentials of Oceanography, 11th Edition, Trujillo and Thurman, Pearson Education © 2014.   8ECoverthumb OCN 100L Text: Laboratory and Field Exercises in Oceanography, 8th Edition, Deen, Yon, and Trujillo © 2012.   


The 11th Edition of Essentials of Oceanography (Trujillo and Thurman, Pearson Education © 2014) is now available in print, eText, and digital reader versions. The book features many improvements, including new information about the 2010 Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the 2011 Japanese Tohoku Earthquake and resulting tsunami, updated data in Chapter 16 "The Oceans and Climate Change," and 10 new geoscience animations. There are also many improvements in the illustration package. And, the overall structure of the book has been revised to present material in easily-digestible chunks, along with Concept Checks at the end of each section. A vast array of Web-based resources and self-testing modules are included in MasteringOceanography


Laboratory and Field Exercises in Oceanography, 8th edition
This lab manual is a workbook specifically designed by our instructors for in-class and field exercises that are part of the oceanography program at Palomar College. Besides the actual activities, the lab manual has directions to field trip locations, restroom availability, and other helpful information. The book is available only at Off-Campus Books located at 1450 W Mission Rd Suite F, San Marcos, CA 92069; (760) 598-2665.

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