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Dynamics of the ocean

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  • Remote Sensing of Shelf Sea Hydrodynamicsby J.C.J. Nihoul

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 320.00

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  • Seventy Years of Exploration in Oceanographyby Klaus Hasselmann

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 169.00

    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...

  • Small-Scale Turbulence and Mixing in the Oceanby J.C.J. Nihoul; B.M. Jamart

    Elsevier Science 1988; US$ 72.95

    This volume contains the proceedings of the 19th International Liège Colloquium on Ocean Hydrodynamics, the programme of which focused on the relationships between small-scale mixing and large-scale features, transports and processes. The presentation of papers on various methods of parameterization of small-scale turbulent mixing for numerical ocean... more...

  • Tsunamiby Susumu Murata; Fumihiko Imamura; Kazumasa Katoh

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 23.00

    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...

  • Tsunamiby S. MAMBRETTI

    WIT Press 2013; US$ 152.00

    A tsunami is a series of water waves caused by the sudden displacement of a large volume of a body of water, typically an ocean. Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and other underwater explosions (including detonations of underwater nuclear devices), landslides, glacier calving, meteorite impacts and other disturbances above or below water all have the... more...

  • Tsunamiby Edward Bryant

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 179.00

    It is a comprehensive and well illustrated textbook on all aspects of tsunami. I don't think there is any other book on the topic published. As one bookseller said after the Indian Ocean tsunami event, "I would have just filled my front window with copies and they would have walked out the store." This statement was just as relevant after the Japanese... 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...

  • The Turbulent Oceanby S. A. Thorpe

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 100.00

    An overview of the current state of knowledge on ocean turbulence for graduate students and researchers. more...

  • Unsolved Mysteries of the Seaby Lionel and Patricia Fanthorpe

    Dundurn 2004; US$ 22.99

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

  • Waves, Tides and Shallow-Water Processesby Joan Brown; Gerry Bearman

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    The text begins by describing waves, their measurement and characteristics, their behaviour in shallow water, and unusual waves. Next, mainly theoretical aspects are considered of sediment movement and deposition by currents, before discussing wave action in the littoral zone, tidal current action on tidal flat and in estuaries, and the interaction... more...