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Dynamics of the ocean

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  • Tsunamisby Linda Maria Koldau

    C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 8.41

    Tsunamis haben nicht nur zu Weihnachten 2004 Hunderttausenden Menschen das Leben gekostet. Linda Maria Koldau erklärt, wie immer wieder Riesenwellen durch unterseeische Erdbeben und Hangrutschungen, Vulkanausbrüche und Meteoriteneinschläge entstehen, und schildert spannend die größten Tsunamis der Weltgeschichte: von der Storegga-Rutschung vor 8000... more...

  • Tsunamiby Edward Bryant

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    It is a comprehensive and well illustrated textbook on all aspects of tsunami. I don't think there is any other book on the topic published. As one bookseller said after the Indian Ocean tsunami event, 'I would have just filled my front window with copies and they would have walked out the store.' This statement was just as relevant after... more...

  • 21 Yaks and a Speedoby Lewis Pugh

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2013; US$ 17.50

    Lewis Pugh knows oceans. He was the first to complete a long distance swim in every ocean of the world, and has pioneered more swims around famous landmarks than any other person in history. He swam across the icy waters of the North Pole to highlight the melting of the Arctic sea ice, and across a glacial lake on Mt Everest to draw attention to... more...

  • Ocean Currentsby John H. Steele; Steve A. Thorpe; Karl K. Turekian

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 99.95

    Ocean Currents is a derivative of the Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, 2 nd Edition and serves as an important reference on current ocean current knowledge and expertise in one convenient and accessible source. Its selection of articles-all written by experts in their field-focuses on key ocean current concepts. Its topics include ocean currents,... more...

  • Moby-Duckby Donovan Hohn

    Scribe Publications 2011; US$ 26.99

    A revelatory tale of science, adventure, and modern mythWhen the writer Donovan Hohn heard of the mysterious loss of thousands of bath toys at sea, he figured he would interview a few oceanographers, talk to a few beachcombers, and read up on Arctic science and geography. But questions can be like ocean currents: wade in too far, and they carry you... more...

  • Ebb and Flowby Jenny Hayward

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 9.49

    Ebb and Flow is a collection of interesting and personal articles in date order about the author's life and family. Jenny Hayward married her childhood sweetheart in 1942 during her husband's embarkation leave before he departed to fight in World War Two. Their joy was very short-lived when only a few weeks later she was given the devastating... more...

  • The El Niño-Southern Oscillation Phenomenonby Edward S. Sarachik; Mark A. Cane

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 84.00

    An introduction to understanding the ENSO phenomenon, given in an observational and theoretical context, and exploring its predictability and impacts. more...

  • Tsunamiby Richard Hamblyn

    Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 24.95

    When the earthquake that struck the Solomon Islands in 2013 produced tsunami waves that damaged the country?s infrastructure, it was one in a recent string of reminders of the devastating effects these ferocious waves can have. From the 2011 tsunami in Japan to the giant waves that killed people near the Indian Ocean in 2004, these destructive events... more...

  • Magma to Microbeby Robert P. Lowell; Jeffrey S. Seewald; Anna Metaxas; Michael R. Perfit

    Wiley 2013; US$ 128.00

    Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 178. Hydrothermal systems at oceanic spreading centers reflect the complex interactions among transport, cooling and crystallization of magma, fluid circulation in the crust, tectonic processes, water-rock interaction, and the utilization of hydrothermal... more...

  • Ocean Circulationby Andreas Schmittner; John C. H. Chiang; Sidney R. Hemming

    Wiley 2013; US$ 124.00

    Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 173. The ocean's meridional overturning circulation (MOC) is a key factor in climate change. The Atlantic MOC, in particular, is believed to play an active role in the regional and global climate variability. It is associated with the recent debate on... more...