oceanographic


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o·cean·og·ra·phy

 (ō′shə-nŏg′rə-fē)
n.
The exploration and scientific study of the ocean and its phenomena. Also called oceanology.

o′cean·og′ra·pher n.
o′cean·o·graph′ic (ō′shə-nə-grăf′ĭk), o′cean·o·graph′i·cal adj.
o′cean·o·graph′i·cal·ly adv.
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Translations

oceanographic

[ˌəʊʃənɒˈgræfɪk] ADJoceanográfico
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oceanographic

[ˌəʊʃənəˈgræfɪk] adjoceanografico/a
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Stowe, a professor of ocean and earth science in England, outlines the history of ocean science and explains modern oceanographic techniques.
Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research Ltd.
Naval Oceanographic Office, the Naval Research Laboratory, and the National Institutes of Health.
Oceanographic surveys suggest that China's Three Gorges Dam is already influencing biological productivity in the East China Sea, even though the structure is still under construction.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has been a major player in ocean science since its founding in 1930.
Oceanographic & Marine Resources--Volume I, published by National Information Services Corp.
Gleckler and his colleagues used modern oceanographic data to confirm the accuracy of six computer models that consider the effects of volcanic aerosols and other factors on Earth's oceans.