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Earle, Sylvia A. 1935-

Works: 143 works in 327 publications in 5 languages and 23,904 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Maps  Charts, diagrams, etc  Pictorial works  Identification guides  Conference papers and proceedings  Atlases 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Narrator, Editor, Speaker, wpr, Contributor
Classifications: GC21, 551.46
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The world is blue : how our fate and the ocean's are one by Sylvia A Earle( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 1,328 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
The oceans by Ellen J Prager( Book )

8 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,268 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
Hello, fish! : visiting the coral reef by Sylvia A Earle( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,125 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
Ocean : an illustrated atlas by Sylvia A Earle( )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,047 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
Sea critters by Sylvia A Earle( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Arabic and held by 982 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 )

11 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 957 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
Journey into the deep : discovering new ocean creatures by Rebecca L Johnson( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 951 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
Exploring the deep frontier : the adventure of man in the sea by Sylvia A Earle( Book )

8 editions published in 1980 in English and Spanish and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coral reefs by Sylvia A Earle( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in Chinese and English and held by 935 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
Oceans : dolphins, sharks, penguins, and more! : meet 60 cool sea creatures and explore their amazing watery world by Johnna Rizzo( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a variety of sea creatures and their homes, including dolphins, sharks, and sea turtles
National Geographic atlas of the ocean : the deep frontier by Sylvia A Earle( )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 756 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
Wild ocean : America's parks under the sea by Sylvia A Earle( Book )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 585 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
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 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best American science and nature writing 2013( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents fictional and non-fictional stories written by American authors that discuss topics in science and nature
Spineless : portraits of marine Invertebrates, the backbone of life by Susan Middleton( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 318 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. --
Defying ocean's end : an agenda for action by Linda K Glover( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 263 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
Results of the Tektite Program, coral reef invertebrates and plants by Bruce B Collette( Book )

10 editions published between 1972 and 1975 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gulf of Mexico origin, waters, and biota by James C Cato( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dive! : my adventures in the deep frontier by Sylvia A Earle( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author relates some of her adventures studying and exploring the world's oceans, including tracking whales, living in an underwater laboratory, and helping to design a deep water submarine. Underwater explorer and ambassador for the ocean Dr. Sylvia A. Earle, named a Hero for the Planet by Time magazine, is well known for inspiring young people with her enthusiasm for the sea and its inhabitants. Children will follow along as the author goes ever deeper into the unknown, walking the seafloor in a diving suit named Jim and cruising in her submersible, Deep Rover. Lavish photography, a timeline, glossary, and index round out this in-depth look at the deep frontier. This photo-essay contains a spectacular view of underwater life as experienced by the author, an eminent marine biologist
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Alternative Names
Earle, Sylvia 1935-

Earle, Sylvia A. 1935-

Earle, Sylvia Alice 1935-

Sylvia Earle Amerikaans biologe

Sylvia Earle oceanografa statunitense

Sylvia Earle US-amerikanische Ozeanografin

Σίλβια Ερλ

סילביה ארל

سيلفيا أ. إيرل، 1935-

سیلویا ارل

얼, 실비아 A

アール, シルヴィア A



The oceansHello, fish! : visiting the coral reefOcean : an illustrated atlasSea crittersSea change : a message of the oceansJourney into the deep : discovering new ocean creaturesCoral reefsOceans : dolphins, sharks, penguins, and more! : meet 60 cool sea creatures and explore their amazing watery world