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- Wiley 2013; US$ 120.00
Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series . The ocean's meridional overturning circulation (MOC) is a key factor in climate change. The Atlantic MOC, in particular, is believed to play an active role in the regional and global climate variability. It is associated with the recent debate on rapid climate... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 124.00
Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series . Hydrothermal systems at oceanic spreading centers reflect the complex interactions among transport, cooling and crystallization of magma, fluid circulation in the crust, tectonic processes, water-rock interaction, and the utilization of hydrothermal fluids as... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95
Between extremes of climate farther north and south, the 38th North parallel line marks a temperate, middle latitude where human societies have thrived since the beginning of civilization. It divides North and South Korea, passes through Athens and San Francisco, and bisects Mono Lake in the eastern Sierra Nevada, where authors David and Janet Carle... more...
- C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 8.61
Hauptbeschreibung Tsunamis haben nicht nur zu Weihnachten 2004 Hunderttausenden Menschen das Leben gekostet. Linda Maria Koldau erklärt, wie immer wieder Riesenwellen durch unterseeische Erdbeben und Hangrutschungen, Vulkanausbrüche und Meteoriteneinschläge entstehen, und schildert spannend die größten Tsunamis der Weltgeschichte: von der Storegga-Rutschung... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 205.00
The book is an extended and updated edition of the book published in 1996 under the same title (World Scientific, ISBN 9810216866). It contains a very comprehensive and extensive study on surface ocean waves induced by wind, earthquakes and possible landslides and asteroids impacts. The basic mathematical principles, physical description of the observed... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 15.99
Using the same question and answer format of his highly successful first book Do Whales Get the Bends? , marine expert Tony Rice sets out to answer another selection of general interest questions about the sea, sea life and man's relationship with the oceans. Questions tackled in this book include: * Did the Mediterranean once dry up? * What are... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 15.99
Using a question and answer format, this entertaining narrative addresses a multitude of general interest questions about the sea, sea life, seabirds and mans relationship with the sea. Have you ever wondered: Does drinking seawater drive you mad?; Do fish drink water?; Does anything eat jellyfish?; How do flying fish fly?; Why do icebergs float?... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 99.99
This book consists of the articles from the special issue of "New developments in mode-water research: Dynamic and climatic effects" in the "Journal of Oceanography", Vol. 68 No. 1, 2012, comprising 10 chapters that cover a wide spectrum of topics. Topics range from the formation, circulation, and variability of mode waters to their... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 99.99
Large-scale winds and currents tend to balance Coriolis and pressure gradient forces. The time evolution of these winds and currents is the subject of the quasi-geostrophic theory. Chapter 1 presents concepts and equations of classical inertial fluid mechanics. Chapter 2 deals with the equations of thermodynamics that close the governing equations... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 16.99
The Power of the Sea describes our struggle to understand the physics of the sea, so we can use that knowledge to predict when the sea will unleash its fury against us. In a wide-sweeping narrative spanning much of human history, Bruce Parker, former chief scientist of the National Ocean Service, interweaves thrilling and often moving stories of... more...