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Dynamics of the ocean

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  • Das Image der Katastrophenhilfe seit dem Tsunamiby Yvonne Schroerschwarz

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 12.19

    Im Dezember 2004 kam es vor Sumatra zu einem Seebeben. Insgesamt waren zwölf Länder von den Auswirkungen des darauffolgenden Tsunamis betroffen und Menschen aus über 50 Ländern verloren ihr Leben. Weltweit kam es zu einem unvergleichlichen Spendenaufkommen und zu großer Hilfsbereitschaft. Nach dem Tsunami in Asien wurden alleine in der Schweiz durch... more...

  • The Power of the Seaby Bruce Parker

    St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 17.99

    The Power of the Sea describes our struggle to understand the physics of the sea, so we can use that knowledge to predict when the sea will unleash its fury against us. In a wide-sweeping narrative spanning much of human history, Bruce Parker, former chief scientist of the National Ocean Service, interweaves thrilling and often moving stories of unpredicted... more...

  • The Ocean Circulation Inverse Problemby Carl Wunsch

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 60.00

    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$ 69.95

    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...

  • Floods, Famines, and Emperorsby Brian Fagan

    Basic Books 2009; US$ 18.99

    Reissued and updated ten years after its original publication, a dazzlingly original book—far ahead of its time—explains how the world?s best-known climate event affect ed the rise and fall of civilizations 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$ 159.00

    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...

  • New Developments in Mode-Water Researchby

    Springer Japan 2012; US$ 129.00

    This book consists of the articles from the special issue of ?New developments in mode-water research: Dynamic and climatic effects? in the Journal of Oceanography , Vol. 68 No. 1, 2012, comprising 10 chapters that cover a wide spectrum of topics. Topics range from the formation, circulation, and variability of mode waters to their dynamic effect... more...

  • Ocean Surface Wavesby Stanislaw R. Massel

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 218.00

    The book is an extended and updated edition of the book published in 1996 under the same title (World Scientific, ISBN 9810216866). It contains a very comprehensive and extensive study on surface ocean waves induced by wind, earthquakes and possible landslides and asteroids impacts. The basic mathematical principles, physical description of the observed... more...