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Dynamics of the ocean

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  • 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...

  • Oceanography and Marine Biology, An Annual Review, Volume 39by R. N. Gibson

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 262.00

    Interest in oceanography and marine biology and the relevance of those fields to global environmental issues creates a demand for authoritative reviews that summarize recent research. Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review has catered to this demand since its foundation, by the late Harold Barnes, more than 35 years ago. It is an annual... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 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$ 164.00

    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...

  • Ocean Waves and Oscillating Systemsby Johannes Falnes

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 52.00

    This 2002 book examines the interaction between ocean waves and oscillating systems, with a focus on linear analysis. more...

  • Developing Tsunami-Resilient Communitiesby E. N. Bernard

    Springer 2005; US$ 179.00

    Tsunamis remain an ever-present threat to lives and property along the coasts of most of the world?s oceans. Because of the geographical extent of U.S. coastlines, an earthquake in Alaska can generate a local tsunami for Alaskans and, hours later, a distant tsunami for communities in Hawaii and along the Pacific Coast . This volume chronicles the development... more...

  • El Nino 1997-1998by Stanley A. Changnon

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 111.99

    Braithwaite's argument against punitive justice systems and for restorative justice systems establishes that there are good theoretical and empirical grounds for anticipating that well designed restorative justice processes will restore victims, offenders, and communities better than existing criminal justice practices. Counterintuitively, he also... more...