Microscopic Worlds: Microscopic Worlds Volume 1 Bugs of the Ocean Volume 1 (Paperback)Swanson (author)
Paperback 112 Pages / Published: 29/02/2012
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In this series of three books, the author escorts the reader on a fascinating and inspiring exploration of areas of the biological world unseen and unknown by most. In each volume, the author presents often complex scientific ideas in a style that is lively and easily understood. Together with stunning 3D images, taken using one of the most modern and powerful scanning electron microscopes available, the books present a unique portrait of the biosphere. Microscopic Worlds, Volume 1 showcases the complexity and beauty of microscopic organisms that inhabit the oceans - from surface waters to the sea floor. A huge variety of small planktonic species make up the 'grass' of the oceans: these not only represent the 'fuel' on which all other marine species depend, they have also had a significant impact on the evolution of the biosphere. This is the starting point for a lively discussion and systematic portrait of ocean biology at the microscopic level.
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
Number of pages: 112
Weight: 381 g
Dimensions: 260 x 200 x 15 mm
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