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- Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 47.40
Discusses the many aspects of the generation, movement, and effects of tsunamis. This book includes analysis of the triggering mechanisms for tsunamis, the physics and historical effects, the various warning systems, and individual cases of tsunamis around the world. It features black-and-white photographs and illustrations. more...
- Elsevier Science 1981; US$ 72.95
This is a book which will be welcomed not only by researchers and engineers, but also by teachers and students, as it contains the only comprehensive review of the dynamics of ocean waves. Existing books are now either out of date or restricted to specialized aspects of the subject, whereas this book covers all types of ocean waves, ranging from capillary... more...
- Birkhäuser Basel 2009; US$ 64.60
This volume features select papers from the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics XXIV General Assembly, held July 2007 as well as other contributions from leading scientists. The papers focus on understanding tsunami and mitigating their hazard. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 96.90
This book presents a wide description of hydrographic conditions in the studied area of the Norwegian and Greenland Seas. It details the warming observed between 2000-2007 as well as the cooling of the Atlantic Water flowing towards the Fram Strait in 2007. more...
- Nomad Press 2009; US$ 13.99
From both a historical and scientific point of view, above and below the surface, this engaging guide brings the world?s oceans to life through fun facts, illustrations, and in-depth information. Interactive activities appear throughout, ranging from making solar stills and simple fishing spears to experimenting with a homemade diving bell and figuring... more...
- Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 24.95
When the earthquake that struck the Solomon Islands in 2013 produced tsunami waves that damaged the country?s infrastructure, it was one in a recent string of reminders of the devastating effects these ferocious waves can have. From the 2011 tsunami in Japan to the giant waves that killed people near the Indian Ocean in 2004, these destructive events... more...
- Nomad Press 2010; US$ 5.99
Investigating the planet?s biomes and examining the modern threats to each ecosystem, this interactive series challenges young readers to look at how their own actions affect the planet's health. With compare-and-contrast facts and vocabulary-building sidebars, each engaging guide reveals how environmental threatsboth human and naturalaffect plants... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 35.00
Earth's seas play a tremendous role in the planet's systems: Ocean currents transfer water and heat around the globe. Offering photographs and illustrations, this work shows how protecting the oceans requires protecting the entire planet, and describes the importance of setting aside marine reserves to save vital ecosystems. more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 95.95
For more than 200 years, the Fourier Transform has been one of the most important mathematical tools for understanding the dynamics of linear wave trains. Nonlinear Ocean Waves and the Inverse Scattering Transform presents the development of the nonlinear Fourier analysis of measured space and time series, which can be found in a wide variety of... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 48.00
The oceans directly influence climate and weather, affecting our daily lives in many ways. Marine science includes all of the sciences related to the sea, including marine biology and oceanography. Providing teachers with new and innovative classroom investigations in a clear and accessible format, Marine Science Experiments presents 20 experiments... more...