Among Whales. Roger Payne, 1995. Dell Books (Paperback). 431pp.
Roger Payne's book on whales, emphasizing their behavior, and written so non-scientists can also understand it. It expands on many of the points raised in this website.
The Oceans. Sylvia Earle and Ellen Prager, 2000. McGraw-Hill. 314pp.
Recently named a "Hero of the Planet" by Time magazine, Sylvia Earle now comes together
with her friend and under-the-sea colleague, Ellen Prager, to provide readers with an in-depth
exploration and study of aqua-science, or what is happening under the surface of the seas.
Biology of Marine Mammals. Reynolds and Rommel (Eds.). 1999. Melbourne Univ. Press. P.O. Box 278, Carlton South, Victoria 3053, Australia. 578 pp.
A series of well researched, exhaustively referenced technical review papers. Authoritative and excellently produced. Highly recommended.
Galapagos: a Natural History. 1993 (corrected printing, June 1997)
Michael H. Jackson. Univ. of Calgary Press, 2500 University Drive, N.W. Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4
An excellent and very readable account of the history, flora and fauna of the Galapagos Islands.
The Deep Sea. Bruce Robison and Judith Connor. 1993. 80pp. Published by Monterey Bay Aquarium. Monterey, CA.
An excellent introduction to Earth's final frontier.
The Universe Below (Discovering the Secrets of the Deep Sea). William J. Broad. 1997. 432pp. Touchstone: Simon and Schuster. 1230 Avenue of the Americas, N.Y., N.Y. 10020.
Another useful account about deep oceans but in more detail than the above.