The ultimate introductory science books for non-scientists-highly visual and informative titles on a range of major subjects in the sciences. This new series will explain major areas of science in an interesting, visually compelling, and accessible manner. The "101" in the title refers to the 101 key facts and topics presented in each book. These books will fill the need for popular reference on all aspects of science and technology.
Jennifer Hoffman is a marine biologist and World Wildlife Fund consultant. She specializes in larval ecology, the effects of ultraviolet radiation and the design of protected landscapes. Since graduating as a geologist, she has done research in marine environments from Antarctica to Alaska as well as points in between. She received her PhD in Zoology from the University of Washington, where she focused on early life stages of various marine organisms. She is a professor at the Ocean Research College Academy in Washington.