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Dynamics of the ocean

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  • 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...

  • Tsunami and Its Hazards in the Indian and Pacific Oceansby Kenji Satake; Emile A. Okal; Josť C. Borrero

    Springer 2007; US$ 89.95

    Tsunamis like the Indian Ocean tsunami caused by the Sumatra-Andaman earthquake in 2004 or the Chilean earthquake in the Pacific Ocean in 1960 motivate international collaborations for the development of tsunami warning systems. Since 1960 the Tsunami Commission, established by the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, has been holding a biannual... 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$ 22.99

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

  • 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...

  • 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...