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Finding Resources in Accessit
Here are some books that you may find useful during your studies. Search the Bennies catalogue Accessit for more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS.
Philip's guide to the oceans by
Call Number: 551.46 PER
Publication Date: 2004
An illustrated guide to the world's oceans and seas, featuring over 250 photographs, maps and diagrams and a comprehensive, authoritative text.
The atlas of coasts and oceans by
Publication Date: 2011
Oceans drive the world's climate, nurture marine ecosystems full of aquatic life, and provide shipping lanes that have defined the global economy for centuries.
Ocean : revealing the secrets of the deep by
Call Number: 551.46 RIC
Publication Date: 2007
Examines every facet of a remarkable environment, from plate tectonics to the effects of the moon, phytoplankton to blue whales. It traces Man's efforts to probe the deep in the aid of scientific discovery; it also covers his less worthy activities regarding the environment, the ramifications of which remain uncertain.
1.Marine environment: Australian oceans are under threat - not just from global warming -
but also from us.
2.Death of the oceans?: David Attenborough investigates what is happening to our oceans - and whether it is too late to save their remarkable biodiversity.
3.Fish sustainability: Covers topics such as fish ecology, the fishing industry, the decline of the Cod, and sustainability.
Other useful links
Coasts and oceans
Information about coastal and marine legislation, policies and programmes developed and implemented by the Australian Government Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts are available on this site. Topics include pollution, introduced marine pests, marine species conservation and climate change.
Oceanic Research Group
Oceanic Research Group, Inc. is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the conservation of the world's oceans and marine life through education. Watch webisodes (5 half-hour television programs) and other education films and download study guides to accompany them.