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Dynamics of the ocean

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Tsunami and Nonlinear Wavesby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 199.00

    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...

  • Ecohydrodynamicsby J.C.J. Nihoul

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 320.00

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  • 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...

  • 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...