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ISBN: 9781305254282

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Chapter 6.6, Problem 2CC
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What, generally, are the water characteristics of the surface zone? Do these conditions differ significantly between the polar regions and the tropics?

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Chapter 6 Solutions

Oceanography: An Invitation To Marine Science, Loose-leaf Versin
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