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  • Tsunami Science Four Years after the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunamiby Phil R. Cummins; Laura S. L. Kong; Kenji Satake

    Springer 2009; US$ 89.99

    The tragedy of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami has led to a rapid expansion in science directed at understanding tsunami and mitigating their hazard. This title includes 28 papers that cover the advances in tsunami modelling and hazard assessment, as well as focus on observations and data analysis. more...

  • Atmosphere-Ocean Interactionsby W. Perrie

    WIT Press 2006; US$ 178.00

    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...

  • The Global Thermohaline Paleocirculationby Elena V. Ivanova

    Springer 2009; US$ 209.00

    Describes what is known about the global thermohaline circulation, interaction with climate, long and short-term variability through the last glacial-interglacial cycle. This work presents results of the author's 10 years high-resolution paleoceanographic research in low and high latitudes. more...

  • 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...

  • 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 Great Ocean Conveyorby Wally Broecker

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    Wally Broecker is one of the world's leading authorities on abrupt global climate change. More than two decades ago, he discovered the link between ocean circulation and climate change, in particular how shutdowns of the Great Ocean Conveyor--the vast network of currents that circulate water, heat, and nutrients around the globe--triggered past ice... 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...