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- 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...
- Springer Japan 2012; US$ 159.00
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$ 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...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 62.00
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$ 153.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2013; 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...