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- Springer Vienna 2006; US$ 129.00
Stratified flows, common in environmental and geophysical applications, are char acterized by the variation of fluid density in the vertical direction that can result in qualitative and quantitative modifications of the flow patterns by buoyancy . Unstable stratification (dense water/air above light water/air) increases the ver tical mixing by generation... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 94.95
This book provides an introductory-level exploration of geophysical fluid dynamics (GFD), the principles governing air and water flows on large terrestrial scales. Physical principles are illustrated with the aid of the simplest existing models, and the computer methods are shown in juxtaposition with the equations to which they apply. It explores... more...
- Springer US 2006; Not Available
The dynamics of flows in density-stratified fluids has been and remains now an important topic for scientific enquiry. Such flows arise in many contexts, ranging from industrial settings to the oceanic and atmospheric environments. It is the latter topic which is the focus of this book. Both the ocean and atmosphere are characterised by the basic vertical... more...
- CRC Press 2008; US$ 220.00
An environmental interface is defined as a surface between two abiotic or biotic systems, in relative motion and exchanging mass, heat and momentum through biophysical and/or chemical processes. These processes fluctuate temporally and spatially. The book first treats exchange processes occurring at the interfaces between atmosphere and the surface... more...
- CRC Press 2012; US$ 162.95
Environmental Fluid Mechanics (EFM) studies the motion of air and water at several different scales, the fate and transport of species carried along by these fluids, and the interactions among those flows and geological, biological, and engineered systems. EFM emerged some decades ago as a response to the need for tools to study problems of flow and... more...
- Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 141.95
While ocean waves are the most visible example of oceanic mixing processes, this macroscale mixing process represents but one end of the spectrum of mixing processes operating in the ocean. At the scale of a typical phytoplanktoic diatom or larval fish inhabiting these seas, the most important mixing processes occur on the molecular scale - at the... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 116.00
How nonlinear dynamics and statistical mechanics can be applied to geophysical fluid dynamics. more...
- CRC Press 2012; US$ 139.95
This book contains the written versions of invited lectures presented at the Gerhard H. Jirka Memorial Colloquium on Environmental Fluid Mechanics, held June 3-4, 2011, in Karlsruhe, Germany. Professor Jirka was widely known for his outstanding work in Environmental Fluid Mechanics, and 23 eminent world-leading experts in this field contributed to... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 87.99
Lectures on Geophysical Fluid Dynamics offers an introduction to several topics in geophysical fluid dynamics, including the theory of large-scale ocean circulation, geostrophic turbulence, and Hamiltonian fluid dynamics. Since each chapter is a self-contained introduction to its particular topic, the book will be useful to students and researchers... more...
- Springer New York 2006; US$ 109.00
Written by a specialist in geophysical fluid dynamics and an applied mathematician, this book provides an accessible introduction to new methods for analysing Lagrangian motion in geophysical flows, and surveys research in geophysical fluid dynamics that makes use of them. more...