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Dynamics of the ocean

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  • Wind Generated Ocean Wavesby I.R. Young

    Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 180.00

    The goals of wind wave research are relatively well defined: to be able to predict the wind wave field and its effect on the environment. That environment could be natural (beaches, the atmosphere etc.) or imposed by human endeavour (ports, harbours, coastal settlements etc.). Although the goals are similar, the specific requirements of these various... more...

  • Hurricane Generated Seasby Michel Ochi

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 200.00

    Hurricanes are one of the most adverse aspects of the ocean environment, with the potential to cause a disastrous event for marine systems in the ocean. This is an invaluable reference for all involved in the field of naval, ocean and coastal engineering. The work clarifies hurricane generated sea conditions necessary for the design and operation... more...

  • Physical Oceanography of the Frontal Zones in Sub-Arctic Seasby A.G. Kostianoy; J.C.J. Nihoul; V.B. Rodionov

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 190.00

    This title presents the systematization and description of accumulated knowledge on oceanic fronts of the Norwegian, Greenland, Barents and Bering Seas. The main fronts of the Norwegian, Greenland and Barents Seas are part of the climatic North Polar Frontal Zone (NPFZ). The work is based on numerous observational data, collected by the authors during... more...

  • An Introduction to the Dynamics of El Nino & the Southern Oscillationby Allan J. Clarke

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 137.00

    Many scientists either working on the El Niņo/Southern Oscillation (ENSO) problem or its many applications have not been trained in both the equatorial ocean and atmospheric dynamics necessary to understand it. This book seeks to overcome this difficulty by providing a step by step introduction to ENSO, helping the upper level graduate student or research... more...

  • Radar Imaging of the Ocean Wavesby Mikhail B. Kanevsky

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 126.00

    This book is dedicated to studying the ocean with radar tools, in particular, with space radars. Being intended mainly for the scientists preoccupied with the problem (as well as senior course students), it concentrates and generalizes the knowledge scattered over specialized journals. The significant part of the book contains the results obtained... 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...

  • 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...

  • Ecohydrodynamicsby J.C.J. Nihoul

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 320.00

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  • Physics of Tsunamisby Mikhail Nosov

    Springer 2008; US$ 209.00

    Presents a comprehensive overview of tsunamis, seaquakes and other catastrophic ocean phenomena. This book describes models of tsunamis generated by a submarine earthquake, landslide, volcanic eruption, meteorites impact, and moving atmospheric pressure inhomogeneities. It discusses models of tsunami propagation and run-up. 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...