Marine Geology & Geophysics

A derivative of the Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences

Edited By

  • John Steele, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
  • Steve Thorpe, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, and Bangor University, U.K.
  • Karl Turekian, Yale University, Connecticut, USA

Marine Geology and Geophysics is a derivative of the Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, 2nd Edition and serves as an important reference on current knowledge and expertise in one convenient and accessible source. The selected articles?all written by experts in their field?fall into several categories, including: ocean basins, exploration methods, geophysical mesurements, convergent and divergent boundaries, marine deposits and the coastal environment. Marine Geology and Geophysics serves as an ideal reference for topical research.
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professionals, researchers, and graduate students in the marine sciences


Book information

  • Published: September 2010
  • ISBN: 978-0-08-096484-3

Table of Contents


  1. Ocean basin
  2. Methods of ocean bottom exploration
  3. Convergent and divergent boundaries
  4. Geophysical measurements
  5. Marine deposits
  6. Coastal environment
  7. Human involvement