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index: the index to this large section.
About the oceans: size, surface, origin, evolution,
Ocean properties: temperature, seasons, density,
Waves: how waves work, propagate, break, 2
Special waves: tsunamis, internal waves, bores,
Tides: how the tide works, not as many think
Circulation: ocean currents, winds, climate 2
Dunes & beaches: how beaches and dunes form
Why and how we are losing our beaches: stupidity?
Storms: hurricanes, cyclones and their forces
Cyclone Heta: how it destroyed Niue. Survivors?
Why NZ is so special: know what to value
Composition of sea water: elements for life, gases
Mining sea sand: why, how and sustainability
Acidic oceans: are oceans in peril? a new scare?
Habitats in the sea: an introduction
The intertidal rocky shore: principles and examples.
Soil: how it is made, maintained and lost.
Degradation: the new threat to the sea.
Marine conservation: wishful thinking?
Marine reserves: do they work as expected?
Biodiversity: what is it and how different is the sea?