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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ I am working on my Masters degree in oceanography.
▪ I can remember when I first read about her back in the late 1960s in a book on oceanography.
▪ I used to want to study oceanography, but somehow I let my father talk me out of that.
▪ Maury had just completed Physical Geography of the Sea, the first textbook on oceanography published in 1855.
▪ Some sort of hush-hush oceanography, probably for oil.
▪ The obvious relevance to oceanography has already been mentioned, but it is far from being the only field of application.
▪ There are evident applications to oceanography.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Oceanography \O`cean*og"ra*phy\, n. [Ocean + -graphy.] A description of the ocean.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

1859, coined in English from ocean + -graphy; on analogy of geography. French océanographie is attested from 1580s but is said to have been rare before 1876. Related: Oceanographic.


n. The exploration and scientific study of the oceans and ocean floor.


n. the branch of science dealing with physical and biological aspects of the oceans


Oceanography (compound of the Greek words ὠκεανός meaning " ocean" and γράφω meaning "write"), also known as oceanology, is the branch of Earth science that studies the ocean. It covers a wide range of topics, including ecosystem dynamics; ocean currents, waves, and geophysical fluid dynamics; plate tectonics and the geology of the sea floor; and fluxes of various chemical substances and physical properties within the ocean and across its boundaries. These diverse topics reflect multiple disciplines that oceanographers blend to further knowledge of the world ocean and understanding of processes within: astronomy, biology, chemistry, climatology, geography, geology, hydrology, meteorology and physics. Paleoceanography studies the history of the oceans in the geologic past.

Oceanography (journal)

Oceanography is a quarterly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the Oceanography Society, that covers ocean science and its applications. The journal also has a special section for news and information, society meeting reports, book reviews, and shorter editor-reviewed articles on public policy an education. One section, titled "Breaking Waves", is for short papers describing novel multidisciplinary approaches to oceanographic problems. The journal and all its back issues, dating to 1988, are available both in print and in full PDF format online in the journal website's archives. Oceanography is abstracted and indexed in the Science Citation Index Expanded. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 2.986.

Usage examples of "oceanography".

Your records state that you are a leading authority on physical geography and biogeography, not to mention your experience in a wide array of areas--atmospheric sciences, chemistry, oceanography, physics, botany, and microbiology.

Bedford Institute of Oceanography just across town here but I think Ulva morina will be your best and only bet.

A top student, she graduated from the Scripps Institute of Oceanography, where she had received her master's degree in biological Oceanography.

There is excitement and creativity in the computer industry, in educational technology, in the application of systems techniques to urban problems, in the new oceanography industry, in government agencies concerned with environmental health, and elsewhere.

They took turns, describing the advances in computers, the widespread use of the Internet and wireless communication, the space shuttle missions, the Hubble telescope, unmanned space probes, discoveries by NUMA in the field of oceanography, and advances in medicine.

An Australian pair of partners, Sandy Tate and Jeff Lee, oceanography and life science respectively, are pregnant -- or rather, Sandy herself is.

Latz of Scripps Institute of Oceanography, April at Micron Electronics, Esther Sung, the National Air and Space Museum, Dr.

Samshow, a long-legged, narrow-faced beanpole of a man, had spent more than two thirds of his seventy-one years at sea, serving ten years in the Navy from 1942 to 1952, and then moving on to forty years of research in physical oceanography.