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- Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 29.95
Nearly three-quarters of Earth?s surface is covered by water, and more than 90 percent of the Earth?s living space is in the ocean. The oceans influence climate and weather patterns, affecting people?s daily lives in many ways. Marine science includes all of the sciences as they relate to the sea, including marine biography and oceanography. From the... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 189.00
A timely review of state-of-the-art tsunami research, covering case studies and recent developments from various approaches. Provides a practical guide to improving operational tsunami warning systems and mitigating coastal hazard from tsunamis. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 189.00
Offers a comprehensive overview of acoustic imaging applications in the various fields of marine research, utilization, surveillance, and protection. This book employs 400 sound images of the sea floor and of processes in the sea volume, contributed by more than 120 marine experts from 22 nations. more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 279.00
Provides an account of the structure and dynamics of this important component - Near-Surface Layer - of the ocean. This book develops the relevant physics and thermodynamics. It gives a treatment to the surface microlayer, upper-ocean turbulence, fine thermohaline structure, coherent structures, and high wind-speed regime. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 139.00
Describes air-sea interaction experiments, and presents remote sensing applications with sea slicks and crude oil spills. This book deals with the research in this field - the influence of marine surface films on mechanisms dominating energy and mass transfer across the ocean/atmosphere interface. It also offers basic chemical insights. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 209.00
The Agulhas Current is one of the major currents of the world ocean. In the network of currents that connect the major ocean basins, it forms a key link. This linkage may be of critical importance in the way the ocean affects the earth's climate and climate change. Based on the research findings of 60 years, the author describes the origins of... more...
- Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 220.00
The field of oceanographic data assimilation is now well established. The main area of concern of oceanographic data assimilation is the necessity for systematic model improvement and ocean state estimation. In this respect, the book presents the newest, innovative applications combining the most sophisticated assimilation methods with the most complex... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 149.00
Presents a global hydrographic description of the thermohaline circulation. This book also provides an introduction to the theoretical aspects of this phenomenon, and observational evidence for the theory. The hydrographic description and the observational evidence are based on data sources, mainly from the World Oceanographic Experiment (WOCE). more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 119.00
Aims to provide scientists with a historical overview of the developments in physical oceanography. This book contains contributions from senior scientists on oceanographic observations, theory of physical oceanography and modelling. It illustrates how research is conducted in physical oceanography, which methods are used, and more. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 169.00
Represents a comprehensive description of the physical findings of an investigation into the spatio-temporal characteristics of the gravity of breaking waves and the foam activity in open sea by methods and instruments of optical and microwave remote sensing. more...