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Dynamics of the ocean

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  • Ocean Circulation Physicsby Stern

    Elsevier Science 1975; US$ 72.95

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  • Nonlinear Ocean Waves and the Inverse Scattering Transformby Alfred Osborne

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 95.95

    For more than 200 years, the Fourier Transform has been one of the most important mathematical tools for understanding the dynamics of linear wave trains. Nonlinear Ocean Waves and the Inverse Scattering Transform presents the development of the nonlinear Fourier analysis of measured space and time series, which can be found in a wide variety of... more...

  • Marine Science Experimentsby Pamela Walker; Elaine Wood

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 48.00

    The oceans directly influence climate and weather, affecting our daily lives in many ways. Marine science includes all of the sciences related to the sea, including marine biology and oceanography. Providing teachers with new and innovative classroom investigations in a clear and accessible format, Marine Science Experiments presents 20 experiments... more...

  • Unsolved Mysteries of the Seaby Lionel and Patricia Fanthorpe

    Dundurn 2004; US$ 8.99

    Explores the intriguing mysteries of the sea: How were the seas formed? What gave rise to stories of mermaids, sirens, and sea monsters? more...

  • The Ocean Circulation Inverse Problemby Carl Wunsch

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 140.00 US$ 114.80

    This book addresses the problem of inferring the state of the ocean circulation, from a mathematical perspective. more...

  • Tsunami Alertby Oakley Brooks

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2010; US$ 12.80

    After the 2004 Asian Tsunami wiped out whole communities on the Indian Ocean, Indonesia’s West Sumatra province learnt a startling reality—they were next. A loosely allied bunch of scientists, students and ordinary citizens struggle to make sense of this suddenly precarious location, centering on the area capital of Padang and hurrying together... more...

  • How the Ocean Worksby Mark Denny

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 72.50 US$ 58.00

    The world's oceans account for roughly 71 percent of the planet's surface and 99 percent of its livable volume. Any study of this huge habitat requires a solid foundation in the principles that underlie marine biology and physical and chemical oceanography, yet until now undergraduate textbooks have largely presented compilations of facts rather than... more...

  • New Perspectives on Deep-water Sandstonesby G. Shanmugam

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 170.00

    This handbook is vital for understanding the origin of deep-water sandstones, emphasizing sandy-mass transport deposits (SMTDs) and bottom-current reworked sands (BCRSs) in petroleum reservoirs. This cutting-edge perspective, a pragmatic alternative to the conventional turbidite concepts, is crucial because the turbidite paradigm is built on a dubious... more...

  • Project Earth Science: Physical Oceanographyby Alfredo L. Aretxabaleta; Gregg R. Brooks; Nancy W. West

    National Science Teachers Association 2011; US$ 32.95

    Project Earth Science: Physical Oceanography, Revised 2nd Edition, immerses students in activities that focus on water, the substance that covers nearly three-quarters of Earth's surface. Eighteen ready-to-use, teacher-tested classroom activities and supplemental readings offer explorations and straightforward explanations to foster intuitive understanding... more...

  • Seventy Years of Exploration in Oceanographyby Klaus Hasselmann

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 119.75

    Here is an interview with the eminent oceanographer and geophysicist Walter Munk, one of the "grand old men" of oceanography, whose career spans 70 years, beginning in 1940. Coverage includes such key issues as ocean-wave prediction and acoustic thermography. more...