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  • Ocean Politics and Policyby Peter Jacques

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00

    "Ocean Politics and Policy" covers the major types of pollution, deep sea-bed mining, international jurisdictional disputes, and piracy, examining the underlying reasons for these problems and providing practical policy suggestions for reducing their impact. more...

  • The Equations of Oceanic Motionsby Peter Müller

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 64.00

    A 2006 graduate textbook/reference that derives and classifies the dynamic equations used in physical oceanography, including mathematical appendices. more...

  • Marine Scienceby Scott and Bobbi McCutcheon

    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...

  • Tsunamisby Kenji Satake

    Springer 2006; US$ 239.00

    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...

  • The Near-Surface Layer of the Oceanby Alexander Soloviev; Roger Lukas

    Springer 2006; US$ 359.00

    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...

  • Modern Approaches to Data Assimilation in Ocean Modelingby P. Malanotte-Rizzoli

    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...

  • The Oceanic Thermohaline Circulationby Hendrik M. van Aken

    Springer 2007; US$ 219.00

    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...

  • Breaking Ocean Wavesby Eugene A. Sharkov

    Springer 2007; US$ 219.00

    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...

  • Tsunamiby Edward Bryant

    Springer 2008; US$ 269.00

    In the last three years, there have been three large tsunamis in the Indian Ocean, most notably the notorious one which struck on 26 December 2004 and killed more than 238,000 people. It was generated by one of the largest recorded earthquakes in the last 100 years. Such events occur about four times per century, mainly in the Pacific Ocean. Few scientists... more...

  • Ocean Ridges and Trenchesby Peter Aleshire

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 35.00

    Reveals how 10 undersea mountain ranges and valleys came to be, how and why it has changed over the span of geologic time, and its contributions to the environment. more...