Ocean Sciences

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  1. Book ImageThe Tide: The Science and Stories Behind the Greatest Force on Earth

    Hugh Aldersey-Williams

    “Superb. . . . A gently studious Bill Bryson crossed with an upbeat and relaxed WG Sebald.”—James McConnachie, Sunday Times (UK)More

  2. Book ImageGreat Waters: An Atlantic Passage

    Deborah Cramer

    "[L]yrical, analytical..a wonderful account that reveals an eclectic, comprehensive intelligence...a powerful and provocative synthesis; first-rate science journalism."—Kirkus Reviews, starred reviewMore

  3. Book ImageMapping the Deep: The Extraordinary Story of Ocean Science

    Robert Kunzig

    A vivid, up-to-date tour of the Earth's last frontier, a remote and mysterious realm that nonetheless lies close to the heart of even the most land-locked reader.

  4. Book ImageThe Restless Sea: Exploring the World Beneath the Waves

    Robert Kunzig

    “Meticulously researched and elegantly written, this book answers questions about the ocean I didn’t even know I had. For the first time, I feel I truly understand the other two-thirds of our planet. Anyone who loves the sea should read this book.” —Sebastian Junger, author of The Perfect StormMore

  5. Book ImageLiving Fossil: The Story of the Coelacanth

    Keith Stewart Thomson

    "An engrossing tale of obsession, adventure and scientific reasoning." —Betty Ann Kevles, Los Angeles TimesMore

  6. Book ImageCoastal Navigation

    Jeff Toghill

    Knowing how to navigate is vital for every sailor, whether he is a round-the-world mariner or a weekend yachtsman or woman.More