Encyclopedia of Our Living Oceans for Windows PC
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An interactive guide to the seas

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Climb aboard a research center, and learn about the dolphins, turtles, plankton, and other organisms that call the open seas home. Dive into the abyss to explore recently discovered underwater oases. A boat ride or walk along the shore reveals the distinct ecosystems on rocky and sandy coasts. This comprehensive resource includes articles on the history of oceanography, marine biodiversity, and the unique plants and animals that inhabit two-thirds of the planet. The oceans come alive with videos, photos, text, and interviews with marine specialists.

Dive into the Ocean’s Complex Depths!


  • 16 in-depth articles
  • 450 photos
  • 175 marine fact sheets
  • 100 species profiles
  • 3D animations
  • 45 minutes of videos

Product Features

A “Whale-Load” of Information!
In-depth information about whales and many other species.

Protect Underwater Treasures!
Understanding the human impact on coral reefs and their inhabitants will inspire and teach students how to preserve delicate ecosystems.

Follow in the Wake of Famous Oceanographers!
Eight world-renowned scientists present the latest research and pose questions for further investigation.

Created under the scientific direction of UNESCO and the National Museum of Natural History (Paris)


Windows System Requirements

  • Windows 98, Me, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Pentium II 75 MHz or faster processor
  • 32 MB of RAM
  • 10 MB free hard disk space
  • 640x480 monitor, 16-bit color
  • 16-bit sound card and speakers
  • 4X CD-ROM drive


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Reviewed by 1 customers
[1 of 1 customers found this review helpful]
1 star(s) Gives error messages after installation

By Cenedra from New Bern, NC on 3/15/2009

Primary Use: Personal
Pros: I wouldn't know
Cons: Error message
Describe Yourself: Value Oriented

Teaching. I installed and uninstalled reinstalled. It gives an error message every time that "sound software is not installed properly". Do what? My sound is working fine. Got a sound card the whole nine yards. It gives the error message in French at that! Good thing my daughter knows French LOL

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