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Dynamics of the ocean

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  • New Developments in Mode-Water Researchby Atsushi Kubokawa; Shang-Ping Xie; Fumiaki Kobashi; Humio Mitsudera

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    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... more...

  • Ocean Surface Wavesby Stanislaw R. Massel

    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...

  • Nonlinear Topics in Ocean Physicsby A.R. Osborne

    Elsevier Science 1991; US$ 93.95

    The main fields presented at this school were mesoscale and large scale flows, and nonlinear wave dynamics. The resulting proceedings present the latest developments in these fields. more...

  • Tsunamiby Susumu Murata; Fumihiko Imamura; Kazumasa Katoh

    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...

  • Advanced Numerical Models for Simulating Tsunami Waves and Runupby Philip L.F. Liu; Harry Yeh; Costas E. Synolakis

    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...

  • 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

    Comprehensive and up-to-date treatment of all aspects of tsunamis Easily readable for laypersons, but still scientifically well founded Emphasises the fact that tsunamis are vastly underrated Reviews current warning systems: strengths and weaknesses 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...

  • Unsolved Mysteries of the Seaby Lionel and Patricia Fanthorpe

    Dundurn 2004; US$ 11.99

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