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Dynamics of the ocean

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  • The Gulf Streamby Stan Ulanski

    The University of North Carolina Press 2008; US$ 19.00

    Coursing through the Atlantic Ocean is a powerful current with a force 300 times that of the mighty Amazon. Ulanski explores the fascinating science and history of this sea highway known as the Gulf Stream, a watery wilderness that stretches from the Caribbean to the North Atlantic. Spanning both distance and time, Ulanski's investigation reveals... more...

  • Nonlinear Ocean Waves & 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...

  • Das Image der Katastrophenhilfe seit dem Tsunamiby Yvonne Schroerschwarz

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 11.88

    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...

  • 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 2010; US$ 159.00

    The present volume documents a fireside discussion with the world renowned oceanographer, Walter Munk, and gives the reader, whether scientist or surfer, a rare insight into a lifetime of passion for oceanography and geophysics. The book highlights the pioneering contributions Walter has made to wave prediction, ocean circulation, tides and their role... more...