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Dynamics of the ocean

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  • Breaking Ocean Wavesby Eugene A. Sharkov

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 199.00

    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...

  • Tsunamiby Edward Bryant

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 269.00

    In the last three years, there have been three large tsunamis in the Indian Ocean, most notably the notorious one which struck on 26 December 2004 and killed more than 238,000 people. It was generated by one of the largest recorded earthquakes in the last 100 years. Such events occur about four times per century, mainly in the Pacific Ocean. Few scientists... more...

  • Radar Imaging of the Ocean Wavesby Mikhail B. Kanevsky

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 126.00

    This book is dedicated to studying the ocean with radar tools, in particular, with space radars. Being intended mainly for the scientists preoccupied with the problem (as well as senior course students), it concentrates and generalizes the knowledge scattered over specialized journals. The significant part of the book contains the results obtained... more...

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

    Birkhäuser Basel 2007; US$ 75.24

    This volume features contributions from the first Meeting of the Tsunami Commission after the big 2004 tsunami in the Indian Ocean. It presents consolidated findings based on hydrophone records, seismometer readings, and tide gauges. In addition, the volume provides reports of post-tsunami surveys and numerical simulations for tsunamis such as the... more...

  • Tsunami and Nonlinear Wavesby Anjan Kundu

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 202.17

    The need for tsunami research and analysis has grown dramatically following the devastating tsunami of December 2004, which affected Southern Asia. This book pursues a detailed theoretical and mathematical analysis of the fundamentals of tsunamis, especially the evolution and dynamics of tsunamis and other great waves. Of course, it includes specific... more...

  • Extreme Ocean Wavesby Efim Pelinovsky; Christian Kharif

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 123.54

    The book details the vast progress that has been achieved in the understanding of the physical mechanisms of rogue wave phenomenon in recent years. The book uses fully nonlinear hydrodynamic numerical models to discuss the phenomenon. more...

  • Numerical Modellingby J. Noye

    Elsevier Science 1987; US$ 72.95

    The thirteen papers presented in this book are based on talks given at the workshop on Numerical Modelling of Marine Systems held at the University of Adelaide, South Australia in February 1986. Several of the articles are a direct outcome of two special sessions held on modelling of Open Boundary Conditions and on the Transport of Pollutants. Other... more...

  • Physical Oceanography of Coastal and Shelf Seasby B. Johns

    Elsevier Science 1983; US$ 72.95

    This book provides a thorough treatment of both theoretical and observational aspects of the interaction between the sea-floor and the near-sea-floor dynamics; the effect this has on the distribution of internal and seabed stress; and the relevance of the associated dynamics to sedimentation processes. The theoretical work described involved both... more...

  • Deep Convection and Deep Water Formation in the Oceansby Simon Chu; J.C. Gascard

    Elsevier Science 1991; US$ 72.95

    This book contains articles presenting current knowledge about the formation and renewal of deep waters in the ocean. These articles were presented at an international workshop at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey in March 1990. It is the first book entirely devoted to the topic of deep water formation in which articles have been both selected... 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...