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- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2010; US$ 12.80
After the 2004 Asian Tsunami wiped out whole communities on the Indian Ocean, Indonesias West Sumatra province learnt a startling realitythey 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 149.00
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...
- Springer Japan 2012; US$ 149.00
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...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 70.00
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...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 24.00
This book provides comprehensive scientific information and knowledge survival tips on how to survive a tsunami. It is especially useful to those living (or about to live) in tsunami-prone areas, and to travelers who may visit such areas. The book is composed of two parts: the first consisting of three chapters on how to survive a tsunami by (i) describing... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 108.00
This review volume is divided into two parts. The first part includes five review papers on various numerical models. Pedersen provides a brief but thorough review of the theoretical background for depth-integrated wave equations, which are employed to simulate tsunami runup. LeVeque and George describe high-resolution finite volume methods for solving... more...