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- Springer New York 2010; US$ 269.00
Only a few centuries ago, we knew very little about our planet Earth. The Earth was considered flat by many although it was postulated by a few like Aristotle that it is spherical based on observations that included the study of lunar eclipses. Much later, Christopher Columbus successfully sailed to the West to discover the New World and Ferdinand... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 169.00
This book features practical exercises, using Open-Source software, to introduce advanced methods used in the computer-based modeling of fluid processes. This includes nonhydrostatic processes such as breaking internal waves and density-driven convection. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 249.00
This exhaustive new edition offers the fundamentals of sidescan sonar imagery and bathymetry and explains the tricky science of interpreting them. It also covers all recent advances in the field regarding both technology and knowledge of marine structures. more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 95.95
Marine Geochemistry offers a fully comprehensive and integrated treatment of the chemistry of the oceans, their sediments and biota. The first edition of the book received strong critical acclaim and was described as ‘ a standard text for years to come .’ This third edition of Marine Geochemistry has been written at a time when the... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 31.95
Marine Physics guides different disciplines regarding the study of the sea and provides basic understanding of the fundamental theories and premises of the other disciplines. This book is comprised of eight chapters, beginning with some concepts regarding movement of the sea, such as the density currents, diffusion processes, and wind currents in deep... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 118.00
Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 192. Antarctic Subglacial Aquatic Environments is the first volume on this important and fascinating subject. With its underlying theme of bridging existing knowledge to future research, it is a benchmark in the history of subglacial lake exploration... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 136.00
Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 187. The focus of Surface Ocean: Lower Atmosphere Processes is biogeochemical interactions between the surface ocean and the lower atmosphere. This volume is an outgrowth of the Surface Ocean-Lower Atmosphere Study (SOLAS) Summer School. The volume is... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 329.00
The flux,preservation,and accumulation of organic carbon in marine systems are controlled by various mechanisms including primary p- duction of the surface water,supply of terrigenous organic matter from the surrounding continents, biogeochemical processes in the water column and at the seafloor, and sedimentation rate. For the world?s oceans,phytoplankton... more...
- AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 31.99
Jacques offers a unique analysis of the connections between global marine and atmospheric conditions to global political phenomena. He shows how human survival is intricately linked to the sustainability of the world ocean, a singular connected body of regional oceans. Jacques suggests how we can synthesize and coordinate global ecological information... more...
- Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) 2013; US$ 62.00
The book starts with a brief overview of the main branches of ocean research, including physical, chemical, biological, and geological oceanography, as well as biogeochemistry. The basic optical properties of the ocean are presented next, followed by underwater and remote sensing topics, such as diver visibility; active underwater imaging techniques... more...