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Earle, Sylvia A. 1935-

Works: 151 works in 366 publications in 5 languages and 24,098 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Maps  Charts, diagrams, etc  Pictorial works  Field guides  Literature  Conference papers and proceedings  Scientific atlases 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Narrator, Editor, wpr, Speaker
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The oceans by Ellen J Prager( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 2,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals the nature and science of everything from waves, tides and sea level change, to hurricanes, El Nino, and global warming, along with marine sediments, plate tectonics, and the astonishing myriad of life that populates the ocean
Defying ocean's end : an agenda for action by Linda K Glover( )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 1,754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world is blue : how our fate and the ocean's are one by Sylvia A Earle( Book )

18 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A silent spring for our era, this eloquent, urgent, fascinating book reveals how just 50 years of destructive--and ever accelerating--oceanic change threatens the very existence of life on Earth. Legendary marine scientist Sylvia Earle portrays a global ecosystem on the brink of irreversible environmental crisis unless we act immediately. Our time is running out, she warns, and nowhere is this clearer than in the seas, which cover three quarters of the planet's surface--a vast, virtually unexplored water world upon which every living thing depends"--Inside cover
Hello, fish! : visiting the coral reef by Sylvia A Earle( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An underwater explorer takes a tour of the ocean and introduces such fish as the damselfish, red lipped batfish, and brown goby. Famed oceanographer Dr. Sylvia A. Earle, who is called "Her Deepness" by the New York Times, shares her love of the sea in these factual, fun-filled observations of fish. Enchanting gobies pop out at the camera, jewel-like damselfish glimmer, a spotted stingray glides through the deep. Children will delight in greeting each fish as it's introduced. Large, close-up photographs by Wolcott Henry show each fish in its underwater home, and a map of the world's coral reefs is also included. Library of Congress Summary. An underwater explorer takes a tour of the ocean and introduces such fish as the damselfish, red lipped batfish, and brown goby. Bowker Authored Title code. Stunning photography is featured in a series of double-page spreads that introduce 12 fish that live in the waters around coral reefs. Annotation. A famed oceanographer takes a tour of the Coral Reef and introduces such creatures as the damselfish, red lipped batfish, and brown goby
Ocean : an illustrated atlas by Sylvia A Earle( )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Delve into this underwater world with ocean experts Sylvia A. Earle and Linda K. Glover, who have devoted their lives to understanding the ocean and who share their insights in this atlas, along with those of 27 other scientists and specialists. Other stunning data and imagery are revealed by the skills of expert photographers, cartographers, and illustrators. Ocean: An Illustrated Atlas distills decades of research, firsthand observations, scientific data, and analyses and engages and informs all who may want to more deeply explore the nature of this blue planet." "Accompanying the text are more than 100 maps, including 5 extraordinary new maps showing the nature of the seafloor of the major ocean basins in detail not published before. More than 170 photographs and three dozen illustrations provide new ways of looking at this amazing place, with a perspective on the past, present, and future of the ocean and on how it relates to human economies, health, security, and the very existence of life."--Jacket
Journey into the deep : discovering new ocean creatures by Rebecca L Johnson( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents new animals discovered during a ten year project of documenting sea life, describing new species of such creatures as jellyfish, octopuses, squids, sea worms, and crabs, found along coral reefs, ocean mountain ranges, and in the dark zone
Coral reefs by Sylvia A Earle( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief introduction to coral reefs, including where they are found, how they grow, what lives in them, their importance, and efforts being made to protect and restore them
Sea critters by Sylvia A Earle( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Arabic and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines a variety of animals found in the sea, including jellyfish, worms, scallops, and squids
Sea change : a message of the oceans by Sylvia A Earle( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Sea Change, Sylvia Earle makes it clear that we are currently in a time of pivotal significance regarding the decisions we make for the world's oceans. How we treat them now will determine the future health of the planet - and of our species." "To illustrate the current state of the seas, Earle takes readers on a wide-ranging journey, from the massive oil spills in Prince William Sound and the Persian Gulf, to whaling stations and toxic waste sites, to the Tokyo Fish Market, where thousands of tons of fish are sold daily. With these and other visions in mind, she concludes her book by offering a blueprint for change. Earle gives real suggestions for guaranteeing the survival of the seas, including the establishment of marine sanctuaries and protected areas, and the development of global policies recognizing the interdependence of life and the need for nations to agree on measures to protect and maintain the oceans." "Implementing these changes, says Earle, is crucial for our survival. She adds that while "no one really knows what the consequences will be of ocean dumping, overfishing, oil spills, whale kills, and thousands of other thoughtless actions that chip and gouge away at the healthy functioning of ocean systems, this much is certain: We have the power to damage the sea, but no sure way to heal the harm."" "Sylvia Earle is one of the world's leading advocates for safeguarding the earth's largest - and most vital - natural resource. Her adventures, and her sense of wonder and excitement about the living underwater world, open our eyes to the magnitude of our ignorance about the ocean and inspire us to protect it and respect its role in our lives."--Jacket
Oceans : dolphins, sharks, penguins, and more! : meet 60 cool sea creatures and explore their amazing watery world by Johnna Rizzo( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a variety of sea creatures and their homes, including dolphins, sharks, and sea turtles
Exploring the deep frontier : the adventure of man in the sea by Sylvia A Earle( Book )

9 editions published in 1980 in English and Spanish and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Geographic atlas of the ocean : the deep frontier by Sylvia A Earle( )

9 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internationally renowned deep-sea pioneer and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Sylvia A. Earle, in consultation with experts from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, is our peerless guide. This one-of-a-kind atlas immerses us in the infinite wonders of the world offshore through more than 150 cutting-edge maps, photographs, and satellite images. Atlas of the ocean lays bare a realm as challenging and untapped as space-and as vital to our existence as the air we breathe. Accompanying exquisite, up-to-the-minute maps, Earle's compelling text reveals the beauty and complexity of the ocean structure-past, present, and future-and explores its flora, fauna, and diverse phenomena, from giant squid and kelp to the smallest microbial bodies. Fascinating point maps take us into the planet's deepest abyss, the Mariana Trench along the planet's longest mountain chain, the Mid-Atlantic Ridge on the migration route of humpback whales and to a host of marine sanctuaries worldwide. An unequaled resource for both education and entertainment, Atlas of the Ocean also explores the progress of fascinating technological developments that will help scientists discover the ocean's innumerable uncharted regions and life-forms
Stung! : on jellyfish blooms and the future of the ocean by Lisa-ann Gershwin( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Our oceans are becoming increasingly inhospitable to life--growing toxicity and rising temperatures coupled with overfishing have led many marine species to the brink of collapse. And yet there is one creature that is thriving in this seasick environment: the beautiful, dangerous, and now incredibly numerous jellyfish. As foremost jellyfish expert Lisa-ann Gershwin describes in Stung!, the jellyfish population bloom is highly indicative of the tragic state of the world's ocean waters, while also revealing the incredible tenacity of these remarkable creatures. Recent documentaries about swarms of giant jellyfish invading Japanese fishing grounds and summertime headlines about armadas of stinging jellyfish in the Mediterranean and Chesapeake are only the beginning--jellyfish are truly taking over the oceans. Despite their often dazzling appearance, jellyfish are simple creatures with simple needs: namely, fewer predators and competitors, warmer waters to encourage rapid growth, and more places for their larvae to settle and grow. In general, oceans that are less favorable to fish are more favorable to jellyfish, and these are the very conditions that we are creating through mechanized trawling, habitat degradation, coastal construction, pollution, and climate change. Despite their role as harbingers of marine destruction, jellyfish are truly enthralling creatures in their own right, and in Stung!, Gershwin tells stories of jellyfish both attractive and deadly while illuminating many interesting and unusual facts about their behaviors and environmental adaptations. She takes readers back to the Proterozoic era, when jellyfish were the top predator in the marine ecosystem--at a time when there were no fish, no mammals, and no turtles; and she explores the role jellies have as middlemen of destruction, moving swiftly into vulnerable ecosystems. The story of the jellyfish, as Gershwin makes clear, is also the story of the world's oceans, and Stung! provides a unique and urgent look at their inseparable histories--and future."--Publisher's description
Wild ocean : America's parks under the sea by Sylvia A Earle( Book )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores America's twelve marine sanctuaries, from the relics of lost ships at Monitor Marine Sanctuary in North Carolina to the huge underwater cliffs in Monterey Bay, California
The best American science and nature writing 2013( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents fictional and non-fictional stories written by American authors that discuss topics in science and nature
National Park Service science in the 21st century : a National Parks Science Committee report to the National Park System Advisory Board by United States( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spineless : portraits of marine Invertebrates, the backbone of life by Susan Middleton( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Spineless, acclaimed photographer Susan Middleton explores the mysterious and surprising world of marine invertebrates, which represent more than 98 percent of the known animal species in the ocean. They are also astonishingly diverse in their shapes, patterns, textures, and colors--in nature's fashion show, they are the haute couture of marine life. This collection of more than 250 remarkable images is the result of seven years of painstaking fieldwork across the Pacific Ocean, using photographic techniques that Middleton developed to capture these extremely fragile creatures on camera. She also provides short essays that examine the place these invertebrates occupy on the tree of life, their vast array of forms, and their lives in the ocean. Scientist Bernadette Holthuis contributes profiles describing each species, many of them for the first time. --
Texas coral reefs : [tropical sealife of the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast] by Jesse Cancelmo( )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nearby are two other reefs. Stetson Bank, its top spotted with hard corals, mollusks, and sponges, is known for its diversity - from black sea hares to golden smooth trunkfish. At Geyer bank, thousands of butterfly fish dominate a huge population of tropical fish whose density rivals that of the coral reefs in the South Pacific." "Protruding from the flat, muddy continental shelf, these and thirty other natural reefs support an exceptional amount and variety of sea life in Texas waters. They sit amid hundreds of oil and gas platforms, which create their own special reef ecosystems."
Blue hope : exploring and caring for earth's magnificent ocean by Sylvia A Earle( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This lyrical ode to the ocean marries the insights and inspiration of ocean advocate Sylvia Earle, and other experts and celebrities, with the world's most stunning photographs of beaches, coral reefs, and underwater life. All combine to express Earle's passionate message: Life depends on the ocean, and to save it we must love it. In seven essays, she recounts the milestones of a life spent pioneering and protecting the ocean. Supporting facts and maps bolster this book's clear and hopeful message: We can all play a role in keeping the heart of our planet alive
Gulf of Mexico origin, waters, and biota by James C Cato( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Defying ocean's end : an agenda for action
Defying ocean's end : an agenda for actionThe world is blue : how our fate and the ocean's are oneHello, fish! : visiting the coral reefOcean : an illustrated atlasJourney into the deep : discovering new ocean creaturesCoral reefsSea crittersSea change : a message of the oceans
Alternative Names
Earle, Sylvia 1935-

Earle, Sylvia A. 1935-

Earle, Sylvia Alice 1935-

Sylvia Earle ahli biologi asal Amerika Serikat

Sylvia Earle American oceanographer 1935-

Sylvia Earle Amerikaans biologe

Sylvia Earle oceanógrafa estadounidense

Sylvia Earle oceanografa statunitense

Sylvia Earle US-amerikanische Ozeanografin

Σίλβια Ερλ

Сильвия Эрл американский биолог-океанолог и эколог, общественный деятель

סילביה ארל ביולוגית ימית, חוקרת, סופרת ומרצה אמריקאת

إيرل، سيلفيا أ. 1935-

سيلفيا أ. إيرل، 1935-

سیلویا ارل

സിൽവിയ ആലിസ് ഏർലി അമേരിക്കയിലെ സമുദ്ര ജീവശാസ്ത്രജ്ഞയും പര്യവേക്ഷകയും എഴുത്തുകാരിയും അദ്ധ്യാപികയുമാണ് സിൽവിയ ആലീസ് ഏർലി

얼, 실비아 A. 1935-

アール, シルヴィア A