Dana Desonie

Written by CK-12 Foundation on February 14, 2009
Dana Desonie
Dana Desonie’s set of eight books on environmental issues entitled “Our Fragile Planet” has just been released by Chelsea House. Booklist named “Oceans: How We Use the Seas” as one of the top ten environmental books for youth for 2007! Besides environmental science, Dana also writes and edits in the fields of geology, oceanography, and biology. With a doctorate in oceanography and a trip to the bottom of the ocean in the research submersible Alvin under her belt, she now lives in the Sonoran Desert with her neuroscientist husband and their two children.
Author of the chapter(s):

Climate
Earth’s Atmosphere
Earthquakes
Ecosystems and Human Populations
Human Actions and the Atmosphere
Plate Tectonics
Weather