Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



Published: 01 November 2015

144 Pages

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198708728

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Request Examination Copy

Bookseller Code (03)

Water: A Very Short Introduction

John Finney

Very Short Introductions

  • Provides an introduction to the science of water, ice, snow, and steam, and how the structure of water molecules gives rise to its physical and chemical properties
  • Discusses the key role of water in biology and the possibility of water on other planets in the Solar System and beyond
  • Explains the importance of the properties of water to a range of disciplines, including chemistry, astrophysics, and earth and environmental sciences
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide

Also of Interest