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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 158.59
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...
- 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...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 190.30
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...
- Shell Education 2010; US$ 8.99
An ocean biome includes the saltwater below the waves, and everything on, above, and near the surface. By covering 70% of the Earths surface, oceans provide a variety of plant and animal life to learn about. Readers will also learn about the beach, tides, cliffs, bays, coastlines, coral reefs, and tide pools. 32pp. more...
- University of California Press 2005; US$ 36.95
Crowded into the beautiful, narrow strip at the edge of the ocean, the large number of people who live near California's dynamic coastline often have little awareness of the hazards?waves, tides, wind, storms, rain, and runoff?that erode and impact the coast and claim property on a regular basis. This up-to-date, authoritative, and easy-to-use book,... more...
- CRC Press 2011; US$ 97.95
Accurate predictions of storm surge are of importance in many coastal areas in the world to avoid and mitigate its destructive impacts. For this purpose the physically-based (process) numerical models are typically utilized. However, in data-rich cases, one may use data-driven methods aiming at reconstructing the internal patterns of the modelled... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 126.87
This book contains a detailed presentation of mathematical computations. It uses a main unifying technique (asymptotic expansion based on scale analysis) throughout the book to develop various applications. more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95
Between extremes of climate farther north and south, the 38th North parallel line marks a temperate, middle latitude where human societies have thrived since the beginning of civilization. It divides North and South Korea, passes through Athens and San Francisco, and bisects Mono Lake in the eastern Sierra Nevada, where authors David and Janet Carle... more...