Marine Biology CD
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From: Jeff Levinton <levinton at life.bio.sunysb.edu>
Date: Thu, 22 Aug 1996 16:27:35 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: marbio: MARINE BIOLOGY EXPLORATIONS CD
COMING SEPTEMBER 13
FROM OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
"MARINE BIOLOGY EXPLORATIONS"
by Jeffrey Levinton (State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony
Brook NY 11794 USA)
A CD with nearly 300 images of marine environments and organisms.
Produced as a companion to "Marine Biology: Function, Biodiversity,
Ecology" by Jeffrey Levinton, Marine Biology Explorations (MBE) gives the
student an opportunity to examine images and explanatory text for the
following subject areas:
(1) The Voyage of the Challenger Expedition
(2) Marine Plankton
(3) Salt Marshes
(5) Coral Reefs
(6) Soft Bottom Shores
(7) Rocky Shores
(8) Marine Invertebrate Larvae
(9) Subtidal Bottoms
(10) Hot Vent Environments
(11) Kelp Forests
Complete Picture Index
Images are from both the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of North America.
Each subject area allows the student to "wander" and encounter new
organisms and ecological features. Text boxes describe organisms or
illuminate ecological processes.
(1) A multiple choice test module, keyed to chapters of Levinton's book.
Over 250 questions are provided.
(2) Digital images of nearly all figures from Levinton's text "Marine
Biology: Function, Biodiversity, Ecology." All figures are in Adobe
Acrobat format, which allows figures to be converted, for example into
classroom presentables, such as overhead transparencies and digitally
projectible images (e.g., from a laptop connected to a computer-compatible
Hardware Required: Macintosh Computer with CD-ROM, MACOS version 6.0 and
above Estimated Cost: $24.95 or comes free to instructor who adopts
To order, contact Oxford University Press at:
Order Department, Oxford University Press
2001 Evans Road
Cary, North Carolina 27513
For inspection copies and further information, please contact Chris
Johnson at Oxford University Press. His email address is: cpj at oup-usa.org
Department of Ecology and Evolution
State University of New York
Stony Brook NY 11794-5245
tel 516 632 8602
fax 516 632 7626
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