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Dynamics of the ocean

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  • 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...

  • Extreme Ocean Wavesby Efim Pelinovsky; Christian Kharif

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 159.00

    Uses fully nonlinear hydrodynamic numerical models to discuss rogue waves Presents statistics data, analysis of the wave groups and the role of different factors like resonance in the formation and dynamics of large-amplitude waves The appearance of extreme waves, their variational and average wave conditions are studied on the basis of the data... 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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  • 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...

  • Ebb and Flowby Tom Koppel

    Dundurn 2007; US$ 12.99

    Drawing on history, science, and personal memories, Koppel demonstrates the complexity of tides and how they affect all our lives. more...

  • Moby-Duckby Donovan Hohn

    Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00

    Selected by The New York Times Book Review as a Notable Book of the Year A revelatory tale of science, adventure, and modern myth. When 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.... more...

  • Ocean Wavesby Michel K. Ochi

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 64.00

    Describes the stochastic method for ocean wave analysis - vital information for design and operation of ships. more...