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Dynamics of the ocean

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  • Tsunami and its Hazards in the Indian and Pacific Oceansby

    Birkhäuser Basel 2007; US$ 109.00

    This volume features contributions from the first Meeting of the Tsunami Commission after the big 2004 tsunami in the Indian Ocean. It presents consolidated findings based on hydrophone records, seismometer readings, and tide gauges. In addition, the volume provides reports of post-tsunami surveys and numerical simulations for tsunamis such as the... more...

  • Tsunami and Nonlinear Wavesby Anjan Kundu

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 239.00

    The need for tsunami research and analysis has grown dramatically following the devastating tsunami of December 2004, which affected Southern Asia. This book pursues a detailed theoretical and mathematical analysis of the fundamentals of tsunamis, especially the evolution and dynamics of tsunamis and other great waves. Of course, it includes specific... more...

  • Extreme Ocean Wavesby Efim Pelinovsky; Christian Kharif

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 179.00

    The book details the vast progress that has been achieved in the understanding of the physical mechanisms of rogue wave phenomenon in recent years. The book uses fully nonlinear hydrodynamic numerical models to discuss the phenomenon. more...

  • Physical Oceanography of Coastal and Shelf Seasby B. Johns

    Elsevier Science 1983; US$ 72.95

    This book provides a thorough treatment of both theoretical and observational aspects of the interaction between the sea-floor and the near-sea-floor dynamics; the effect this has on the distribution of internal and seabed stress; and the relevance of the associated dynamics to sedimentation processes. The theoretical work described involved both... more...

  • Deep Ocean Circulationby T. Teramoto

    Elsevier Science 1993; US$ 72.95

    This volume comprises the final report of the research project entitled the Dynamics of the Deep Ocean Circulation. The layered structure of the subsurface circulation, which had been predicted in the hypothetical model proposed prior to the research, is verified through Eulerian and Lagrangian measurements of current. By the use of the numerical model,... more...

  • Ecohydrodynamicsby J.C.J. Nihoul

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 320.00

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  • Rogue Waves in the Oceanby Christian Kharif; Efim Pelinovsky; Alexey Slunyaev

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 209.00

    This book describes modern approaches, including theoretical and numerical models, applied to explain the physical origin of anomalous waves on the sea surface. It takes into account wind flow above waves as well as variable bathymetry and currents. more...

  • El Nino, La Nina, and the Southern Oscillationby S. George Philander; James R. Holton; Renata Dmowska

    Elsevier Science 1989; US$ 118.00

    El Nino and the Southern Oscillation is by far the most striking phenomenon caused by the interplay of ocean and atmosphere. It can be explained neither in strictly oceanographic nor strictly meteorological terms. This volume provides a brief history of the subject, summarizes the oceanographic and meteorological observations and theories, and discusses... more...

  • The Waveby Susan Casey

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.95

    From Susan Casey, bestselling author of The Devil?s Teeth , an astonishing book about colossal,  ship-swallowing rogue waves and the surfers who seek them out. For centuries, mariners have spun tales of gargantuan waves, 100-feet high or taller. Until recently scientists dis­missed these stories?waves that high would seem to violate the laws of... more...

  • The Global Thermohaline Paleocirculationby Elena Ivanova

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 239.00

    Originally published in Russian, this is the first English translation of this book on paleoceanography and paleoclimatology. The author summarizes her own research over recent years and compiles an overview of up-to-date knowledge on past ocean circulation. more...