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Dynamics of the ocean

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  • Waves in Geophysical Fluidsby John Grue; Karsten Trulsen

    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...

  • The Agulhas Currentby Johann R.E. Lutjeharms

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 269.00

    The Agulhas Current is one of the major currents of the world ocean. In the network of currents that connect the major ocean basins, it forms a key link. This linkage may be of critical importance in the way the ocean affects the earth's climate and climate change. Based on the research findings of 60 years, the author describes the origins of the... more...

  • Arctic Airmenby Ernest Schofield; Roy Conyers Nesbit

    The History Press 2014; US$ 21.86

    <div>In 1942 a Catalina crew of 219 Squadron, based in the Shetlands, was selected to carry out a series of top secret operations, including a flight to the North Pole. They were made at the same time as a Norwegian expedition to Spitzbergen to keep the Germans out of the area. The flights were over 24 hours long and reached the limits... more...

  • Breaking Ocean Wavesby Eugene A. Sharkov

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 219.00

    Eugene Sharkov, of the Space Research Institute in Moscow, has here put together the most comprehensive description of the physical findings of an investigation into the spatio-temporal characteristics of the gravity of breaking waves. He?s also described the foam activity in the open sea using methods and instruments of optical and microwave remote... more...

  • Deep Currents and Rising Tidesby John Garofano; Andrea J. Dew

    Georgetown University Press 2013; US$ 32.95

    The Indian Ocean region has rapidly emerged as a hinge point in the changing global balance of power, and the geographic nexus of economic and security issues with vital global consequences. The security of energy supplies, persistent poverty and its contribution to political extremism, piracy and related threats to seaborne trade, competing nuclear... more...

  • Deep Ocean Circulationby T. Teramoto

    Elsevier Science 1993; US$ 72.95

    This volume comprises the final report of the research project entitled the Dynamics of the Deep Ocean Circulation. The layered structure of the subsurface circulation, which had been predicted in the hypothetical model proposed prior to the research, is verified through Eulerian and Lagrangian measurements of current. By the use of the numerical model,... more...

  • Ebb and Flowby Tom Koppel

    Dundurn 2007; US$ 26.99

    Drawing on history, science, and personal memories, Koppel demonstrates the complexity of tides and how they affect all our lives. more...

  • Ecohydrodynamicsby J.C.J. Nihoul

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 320.00

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  • El Nino, La Nina, and the Southern Oscillationby S. George Philander; James R. Holton; Renata Dmowska

    Elsevier Science 1989; US$ 118.00

    El Nino and the Southern Oscillation is by far the most striking phenomenon caused by the interplay of ocean and atmosphere. It can be explained neither in strictly oceanographic nor strictly meteorological terms. This volume provides a brief history of the subject, summarizes the oceanographic and meteorological observations and theories, and discusses... more...

  • El Nino 1997-1998by Stanley A. Changnon

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 129.99

    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...