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- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 11.99
This is a book about an ocean that vanished six million years ago - the ocean of Tethys. Named after a Greek sea nymph, there is a sense of mystery about such a vast, ancient ocean, of which all that remains now are a few little pools, like the Caspian Sea. There were other great oceans in the history of the Earth - Iapetus, Panthalassa - but Tethys... more...
- InfoStrategist.com 2002; US$ 11.99
A paradigm is a mental model of something ? a helpful way of grasping its essentials. Although the term ?new paradigm? is much overused, the open source approach to software development definitely merits this description ? old mental models simply do not apply to this emerging industry. If familiar paradigms don?t apply to open source software, what?s... more...
- Elsevier 2010; US$ 99.95
Measurement Techniques, Sensors and Platforms is a derivative of the Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, 2 nd Edition and serves as an important reference on current knowledge and expertise in one convenient and accessible source. Its selection of articles?all written by experts in their field?provides extensive coverage of the instruments, sensors and... more...
- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2011; US$ 22.57
Hauptbeschreibung Go North! was the programmatic title of an international conference on Baltic Sea Region Studies that took place at Humboldt University of Berlin from April 4-6, 2005. It was hosted by the BalticStudyNet project, which is part of the European Union's Erasmus Mundus programme for the global promotion of European higher education.... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 199.00
Marine and coastal environments play a critical role in sustaining life. Covering nearly three-quarters of the earth?s surface, marine and coastal waters are the earth?s largest and most vital environment, influencing global energy cycles, biological, economical and sociocultural processes. Marine environmental quality is related to the functioning... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 176.00
Preface ix Chapter 1. What We Measure and What We Process 1 1.1. The quantities we want to know 1 1.1.1. Velocity and density 2 1.1.2. Pressure and depth 6 1.1.3. Speed and movement 8 1.1.4. Time and space 9 1.2. Linking of essential quantities in oceanography 10 1.2.1. Temperature11 1.2.2. Pressure 20 1.2.3. Conductivity and salinity... more...
- C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 7.40
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 vor 8000... more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2013; US$ 17.50
Lewis Pugh knows oceans. He was the first to complete a long distance swim in every ocean of the world, and has pioneered more swims around famous landmarks than any other person in history. He swam across the icy waters of the North Pole to highlight the melting of the Arctic sea ice, and across a glacial lake on Mt Everest to draw attention to... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2006; US$ 24.95
A scientific expedition into unknown parts of the Caribbean to study the tectonic plates of the region answers the intriguing question: Is there a language of fish? Gilles Fonteneau, a longtime colleague of the legendary Jacques Cousteau's Calypso team, fulfilled a lifelong dream when in 2001 he launched his own exploration, aboard the 45-foot catamaran... more...
- CRC Press 2013; US$ 174.95
Foreword Preface OBJECT AND METHODS OF THE INVESTIGATION Object of the investigation and its basic characteristics Basic types of vertical thermal structure of the near-surface layer of the ocean and several characteristics of the temperature variability in it Variability of salinity in the near-surface layer of the ocean Methods of studying... more...