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  • Advanced Ocean Modellingby Jochen Kämpf

    Springer 2010; US$ 159.00

    This book introduces the reader to advanced methods used in the computer-based modelling of fluid processes. This includes nonhydrostatic processes such as breaking internal waves and density-driven convection, but the model code is also used to simulate an El-Nino event! The book contains 25 practical exercises, using freely available Open-Source... more...

  • Carbon and Nutrient Fluxes in Continental Marginsby Kon-Kee Liu; Larry Atkinson; Renato Quiñones

    Springer 2010; US$ 279.00

    The book provides best estimates of carbon and nutrient fluxes in seven types of continental margins. In each type, these fluxes are reported in detail individually for 3-7 representative geographic regions, each of which is characterized by concise descriptions of the physical and biogeochemical settings. Drawn from the regional synthesis, a global... more...

  • The Dance of Air and Seaby Arnold H. Taylor

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 19.99

    How can the tiny plankton in the sea just off Western Europe be affected by changes 6000 km away on the other side of the North Atlantic Ocean? How can a slight rise in the temperature of the surface of the Pacific Ocean have a devastating impact on amphibian life in Costa Rica?Living populations across the globe are connected by great swayings of... more...

  • Ocean Sensing and Monitoringby Weilin Hou

    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...

  • Topics in Ocean Physicsby A.R. Osborne; P. M. Rizzoli

    Elsevier Science 1982; US$ 72.95

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  • Waves in Geophysical Fluidsby John Grue; Karsten Trulsen

    Springer 2007; US$ 179.00

    Waves in Geophysical Fluids describes: the forecasting and risk evaluation of tsunamis by tectonic motion, land slides, explosions, run-up, and maps the tsunami sources in the world's oceans; stochastic Monte-Carlo simulations and focusing mechanisms for rogue waves, nonlinear wave models, breather formulas, and the kinematics of the Draupner wave;... 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...

  • Data Analysis Methods in Physical Oceanographyby Richard E. Thomson; William J. Emery

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 129.95

    Data Analysis Methods in Physical Oceanography, Third Edition is a practical reference to established and modern data analysis techniques in earth and ocean sciences. Its five major sections address data acquisition and recording, data processing and presentation, statistical methods and error handling, analysis of spatial data fields, and time... more...

  • Marine Pollution: What Everyone Needs to Knowby Judith S. Weis

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 12.99

    Marine pollution occurs today in varied forms--chemical, industrial, and agricultural-and the sources of pollution are endless. In recent history, we've seen oil spills, untreated sewage, eutrophication, invasive species, heavy metals, acidification, radioactive substances, marine litter, and overfishing, among other significant problems. Though... more...