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Hollister, Charles D., Ed. – 1983
This booklet was prepared by practicing oceanographers to help college students in their search for professional direction. The booklet: (1) points out some frontiers of current research; (2) describes five major subfields of oceanography (marine geology and geophysics, oceanographic engineering, physical oceanography, chemical oceanography, and…
Descriptors: Biology, Chemistry, College Science, Geology
American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC. – 1982
Geophysics is the application of physics, chemistry, and mathematics to the problems and processes of the earth, from its innermost core to its outermost environs in space. Fields within geophysics include the atmospheric sciences; geodesy; geomagnetism and paleomagnetism; hydrology; oceanography; planetology; seismology; solar-planetary…
Descriptors: Geophysics, High Schools, Intellectual Disciplines, Oceanography