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Dynamics of the ocean

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  • Measuring Ocean Currentsby Antony Joseph

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 149.95

    Measuring Ocean Currents: Tools, Technologies, and Data covers all major aspects of ocean current measurements in view of the implications of ocean currents on changing climate, increasing pollution levels, and offshore engineering activities. Although more than 70% of the Earth is covered by ocean, there is limited information on the countless... more...

  • Waves in Geophysical Fluidsby John Grue; Karsten Trulsen

    Springer Vienna 2007; US$ 179.00

    This volume - Waves in Geophysical Fluids - contains extended versions of the lec­ tures that were given at a summerschool in Centre International des Sciences Mecaniques (CISM), Udine, Italy, during the week of 11-15 July 2005. The subjects of the school covered: the formation of the very long tsunamis, the much shorter rogue waves taking place on... 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...

  • 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...

  • Ocean Circulationby Joan Brown

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    The first two chapters outline the causes of circulation patterns in the atmosphere and oceans, emphasizing the interactions between them. Chapter 3 deals with the surface circulation (including mesoscale eddies), using a minimum of mathematics. Chapter 4 reviews the history of ideas about ocean circulation (with special reference to the North Atlantic... more...

  • Matthew Fontaine Maury, Father of Oceanographyby John Grady

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    In becoming "a useful man" on the maritime stage, Matthew Fontaine Maury focused light on the ills of a clique-ridden Navy, charted sea lanes and bested Great Britain's admiralty in securing the fastest, safest routes to India and Australia. He helped bind the Old and New worlds with the laying of the transatlantic cable, forcefully advocated... more...

  • Meteorological Tsunamis: The U.S. East Coast and Other Coastal Regionsby Ivica Vilibic; Sebastian Monserrat; Alexander B. Rabinovich

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 179.00

    The book encompasses a set of papers on meteorological tsunamis covering various aspects on this rare but potentially destructive multiresonant phenomenon. Altogether an editorial and 15 contributions are part of this book; eight of the contributions deal with different aspects of meteotsunamis along the U.S. East Coast and in the region of the Great... more...

  • Oceanography and Marine Biology, An Annual Review, Volume 31by Margaret Barnes

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 175.00

    Volume 31 of Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review provides a carefully selected set of authoritative reviews of important topics in the broad field of marine science. The interest shown in oceanographical and marine biological work calls for a publication summarizing the results. For nearly 30 years Oceanography and Marine Biology: An... more...

  • Oceanography And Marine Biologyby R. N. Gibson; Margaret Barnes

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 249.95

    The series is an essential reference text for research workers and students in all fields of marine science and related subjects. An ever increasing interest in oceanography and environmental issues makes it especially relevant. more...

  • Numerical Ocean Circulation Modelingby D B Haidvogel; A Beckmann

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1999; US$ 101.00

    This book offers a comprehensive overview of the models and methods employed in the rapidly advancing field of numerical ocean circulation modelling. For those new to the field, concise reviews of the equations of oceanic motion, sub-grid-scale parameterization, and numerical approximation techniques are presented and four specific numerical models,... more...