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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 194.00
Review of Lagrangian techniques for researchers and graduate students in physical systems and biological modelling. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 262.00
The Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004 is considered to have been one of the worst natural disasters in history, affecting twelve countries, from Indonesia to Somalia. 175,000 people are believed to have lost their lives, almost 50,000 were registered as missing and 1.7 million people were displaced. As well as this horrendous toll on human life,... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 209.00
Presents a comprehensive overview of tsunamis, seaquakes and other catastrophic ocean phenomena. This book describes models of tsunamis generated by a submarine earthquake, landslide, volcanic eruption, meteorites impact, and moving atmospheric pressure inhomogeneities. It discusses models of tsunami propagation and run-up. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.95
From Susan Casey, bestselling author of The Devil?s Teeth , an astonishing book about colossal, ship-swallowing rogue waves and the surfers who seek them out. For centuries, mariners have spun tales of gargantuan waves, 100-feet high or taller. Until recently scientists dismissed these stories?waves that high would seem to violate the laws of... more...
- Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 27.95
A compulsively readable narrative of whimsy and curiosity- "adventurous, inquisitive, and brightly illuminating" (Janet Maslin, The New York Times ). When the writer Donovan Hohn heard of the mysterious loss of thousands of bath toys at sea, he figured he would interview a few oceanographers, talk to a few beachcombers, and read up on Arctic ... more...