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Dynamics of the ocean

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  • Hurricane Generated Seasby Michel Ochi

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 200.00

    Hurricanes are one of the most adverse aspects of the ocean environment, with the potential to cause a disastrous event for marine systems in the ocean. This is an invaluable reference for all involved in the field of naval, ocean and coastal engineering. The work clarifies hurricane generated sea conditions necessary for the design and operation... more...

  • Nonlinear Physical Oceanographyby Henk A. Dijkstra

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 125.00

    In the ?rst edition of this book (publishedby Kluwer Academic in November 2000) the methodology of dynamical systems theory was introduced and appli- ? cations of this theory to the large-scale ocean circulation and El Nino were p- vided. Surprisedby the favorable reactions, I decided to make a second edition of the book which could be more easily... more...

  • An Introduction to the Dynamics of El Nino & the Southern Oscillationby Allan J. Clarke

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 137.00

    Many scientists either working on the El Niño/Southern Oscillation (ENSO) problem or its many applications have not been trained in both the equatorial ocean and atmospheric dynamics necessary to understand it. This book seeks to overcome this difficulty by providing a step by step introduction to ENSO, helping the upper level graduate student or research... more...

  • 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$ 109.00

    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; Not Available

    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$ 179.00

    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...