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- Elsevier Science 1981; US$ 72.95
This is a book which will be welcomed not only by researchers and engineers, but also by teachers and students, as it contains the only comprehensive review of the dynamics of ocean waves. Existing books are now either out of date or restricted to specialized aspects of the subject, whereas this book covers all types of ocean waves, ranging from capillary... more...
- Birkhäuser Basel 2009; US$ 67.38
This volume features select papers from the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics XXIV General Assembly, held July 2007 as well as other contributions from leading scientists. The papers focus on understanding tsunami and mitigating their hazard. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 86.00 US$ 70.52
A tidal bore is a series of waves propagating upstream as the tidal flow turns to rising. It forms during spring tide conditions when the tidal range exceeds 4 to 6 m and the flood tide is confined to a narrow funnelled estuary. Its existence is based upon a fragile hydrodynamic balance between the tidal amplitude, the freshwater river flow conditions... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 31.95
Marine Physics guides different disciplines regarding the study of the sea and provides basic understanding of the fundamental theories and premises of the other disciplines. This book is comprised of eight chapters, beginning with some concepts regarding movement of the sea, such as the density currents, diffusion processes, and wind currents in deep... more...
- AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 34.99
Jacques offers a unique analysis of the connections between global marine and atmospheric conditions to global political phenomena. He shows how human survival is intricately linked to the sustainability of the world ocean, a singular connected body of regional oceans. Jacques suggests how we can synthesize and coordinate global ecological information... more...
- Nomad Press 2009; US$ 13.99
From both a historical and scientific point of view, above and below the surface, this engaging guide brings the world?s oceans to life through fun facts, illustrations, and in-depth information. Interactive activities appear throughout, ranging from making solar stills and simple fishing spears to experimenting with a homemade diving bell and figuring... more...
- Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 24.95
When the earthquake that struck the Solomon Islands in 2013 produced tsunami waves that damaged the country?s infrastructure, it was one in a recent string of reminders of the devastating effects these ferocious waves can have. From the 2011 tsunami in Japan to the giant waves that killed people near the Indian Ocean in 2004, these destructive events... more...