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  • Ocean Modelling for Beginnersby Jochen Kampf

    Springer 2009; US$ 159.00

    Offers an introduction to computer-based modelling of oceanic processes. This title contains over twenty practical exercises, using freely available Open-Source software, and covers a range of topics from long surface waves, geostrophic flows, through to the general wind-driven circulation including western boundary currents and mesoscale eddies. more...

  • Atmosphere-Ocean Interactionsby W. Perrie

    WIT Press 2006; US$ 198.00

    The recent increase in levels of population and human development in coastal areas has led to a greater importance of understanding atmosphere-ocean interactions. Human activities that depend on the oceans require improvements in operational forecasts for marine weather and ocean conditions, and associated marine climate. This second volume on atmosphere-ocean... more...

  • Atlanticby Simon Winchester

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 13.99

    "Variably genial, cautionary, lyrical, admonitory, terrifying, horrifying and inspiring?A lifetime of thought, travel, reading, imagination and memory inform this affecting account." ? Kirkus Reviews (starred review) Blending history and anecdote, geography and reminiscence, science and exposition, New York Times bestselling author Simon Winchester... more...

  • Marine Sciencesby Kyle Kirkland

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 47.40

    Curiosity is a powerful incentive for explorers and scientists alike. Economics and the search for profits have funded the voyages of Magellan and other navigators, and the drive to find out what lies beyond the ordinary realm has played a role in the willingness of voyagers to take such grave risks. Marine Sciences details the explorers and scientists... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Discovery and Exploration of the Pacific Islandsby Max Quanchi; John Robson

    Scarecrow Press 2005; US$ 79.99

    The long voyages of discovery and exploration of the vast Pacific Ocean were an exercise in logistics, navigation, hard grit, shipwreck and pure luck. The motivations were scientific and geographic, but at the same time nationalistic and materialistic. This ambitious and informative reference includes the familiar names of Laperouse, Bougainville,... more...

  • The Sea Surface and Global Changeby Peter S. Liss; Robert A. Duce

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 104.00

    Thorough review of sea-surface microlayer properties and role in global change. more...

  • The Interaction of Ocean Waves and Windby Peter Janssen

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 44.00

    Interaction between wind and ocean waves, for ocean wave modellers, physicists, applied mathematicians, engineers. more...

  • Marine Chemistry & Geochemistryby John H. Steele; Steve A. Thorpe; Karl K. Turekian

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 97.95

    Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry 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. The selected articles?all written by experts in their field?fall into several categories, including: chemistry of... more...

  • DEEP WATERby National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Dril

    Perseus Distribution Digital 2011; US$ 15.95

    On April 20, 2010, the Macondo well blew out, costing the lives of 11 men, and beginning a catastrophe that sank the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig and spilled nearly 5 million barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico. The spill disrupted an entire region's economy, damaged fisheries and critical habitats, and brought vividly to light the risks... more...

  • Remote Sensing of the Changing Oceansby DanLing Tang

    Springer 2011; US$ 209.00

    Remote Sensing of the Changing Oceans is a comprehensive account of the basic con cepts, theories, methods and applications used in ocean satellite remote sensing. The book provides a synthesis of various new ideas and theories and discusses a series of key research topics in oceanic manifestation of global changes as viewed from space. A variety of... more...