Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society

Volume 17 | Number 3 | September 2004

On the Cover: Mississippi River draining into the Gulf of Mexico. The true-color image was acquired on November 27, 1999, by the Enhanced Thematic Mapper plus (ETM+) aboard NASA’s Landsat 7 satellite. NASA image by Robert Simmon, based on Landsat data provided by the University of Maryland Global Land Cover Facility.
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Volume 17 Issue 03

Eddy-Mixed Layer Interactions in the Ocean
Ferrari, R., and G. Boccaletti. 2004. Eddy-mixed layer interactions in the ocean. Oceanography 17(3):12–21, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.26.

River Mouth Plume Events and Their Dispersal in the Northwestern Mediterranean Sea
Arnau, P., C. Liquete, and M. Canals. 2004. River mouth plume events and their dispersal in the northwestern Mediterranean Sea. Oceanography 17(3):22–31, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.27.

The Role of the Tropical Oceans on Global Climate During a Warm Period and a Major Climate Transition
Ravelo, A.C., and M.W. Wara. 2004. The role of the tropical oceans on global climate during a warm period and a major climate transition. Oceanography 17(3):32–41, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.28.

Science Under Sail: Ocean Science Education Program Combines Traditional Vessels with State-of-the-Art Technology
Bower, A., E. Zettler, and G. Gawarkiewicz. 2004. Science under sail: Ocean science education program combines traditional vessels with state-of-the-art technology. Oceanography 17(3):42–51, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.29.

So Many Microbes, So Little Time, and So Little Money: Needs and Challenges in Developing a Global Network of Biological Resource Centers
Grimes, D.J. 2004. So many microbes, so little time, and so little money: Needs and challenges in developing a global network of biological resource centers. Oceanography 17(3):52–59, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.30.


Supply-Side Ecology and the Response of Zooplankton to Climate-Driven Changes in North Atlantic Ocean Circulation
MERCINA Working Group. 2004. Supply-side ecology and the response of zooplankton to climate-driven changes in North Atlantic Ocean circulation. Oceanography 17(3):60–71, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.31.


QUARTERDECK • The Value of Writing Clearly
Kappel, E.S. 2004. Quarterdeck: The value of writing clearly. Oceanography 17(3):4, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.32.

FROM THE PRESIDENT • Passing the Gavel
Clark, L. 2004. From the President: Passing the gavel. Oceanography 17(3):5, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.33.

COMMENTARY • The U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy: Why You Should Care, and What You Can Do
Briscoe, M., A. Clark, P. Jumars, M. McNutt, and J. Yoder. 2004. Commentary: The U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy—Why you should care, and what you can do. Oceanography 17(3):6–11, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.34.

MEETING REPORT • The Ocean in a High-CO2 World
SCOR/IOC Symposium Planning Committee. 2004. Meeting report: The Ocean in a High-CO2 World. Oceanography 17(3):72–78, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.35.

THE OCEANOGRAPHY CLASSROOM • A Watery Road to Critical Thought: Oceanography's Place in Science Education
Garrison, T. 2004. Education: A watery road to critical thought: Oceanography’s place in science education. Oceanography 17(3):79–81, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.36.

BOOK REVIEW • The Oceans and Climate, Second Edition
Keigwin, L.D. 2004. Review of The Oceans and Climate, Second Edition, by G. Bigg. Oceanography 17(3):82–83, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.37.

BOOK REVIEW • Interhemispheric Water Exchange in the Atlantic Ocean
Gordon, A.L. 2004. Review of Interhemispheric Water Exchange in the Atlantic Ocean, edited by G.J. Goñi and P. Malanotte-Rizzoli. Oceanography 17(3):84–86, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.38.

BOOK REVIEW • A Celebration of the World's Barrier Islands
Palmer, H.D. 2004. Review of A Celebration of the World’s Barrier Islands, by Orrin H. Pilkey. Oceanography 17(3):87–88, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2004.39.