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Dynamics of the ocean

  • Matthew Fontaine Maury, Father of Oceanographyby John Grady

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    In becoming "a useful man" on the maritime stage, Matthew Fontaine Maury focused light on the ills of a clique-ridden Navy, charted sea lanes and bested Great Britain's admiralty in securing the fastest, safest routes to India and Australia. He helped bind the Old and New worlds with the laying of the transatlantic cable, forcefully advocated... more...

  • Tsunamiby Edward Bryant

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    It is a comprehensive and well illustrated textbook on all aspects of tsunami. I don't think there is any other book on the topic published. As one bookseller said after the Indian Ocean tsunami event, 'I would have just filled my front window with copies and they would have walked out the store.' This statement was just as relevant after... more...

  • Tsunamiby Richard Hamblyn

    Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 24.95

    When the earthquake that struck the Solomon Islands in 2013 produced tsunami waves that damaged the country?s infrastructure, it was one in a recent string of reminders of the devastating effects these ferocious waves can have. From the 2011 tsunami in Japan to the giant waves that killed people near the Indian Ocean in 2004, these destructive events... more...

  • Ocean Tidesby G. I. Marchuk; B. A. Kagan

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

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  • Oceanography and Marine Biology, An Annual Review, Volume 31by Margaret Barnes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 175.00

    Volume 31 of Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review provides a carefully selected set of authoritative reviews of important topics in the broad field of marine science. The interest shown in oceanographical and marine biological work calls for a publication summarizing the results. For nearly 30 years Oceanography and Marine Biology: An... more...

  • Ebb and Flowby Jenny Hayward

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 9.49

    Ebb and Flow is a collection of interesting and personal articles in date order about the author's life and family. Jenny Hayward married her childhood sweetheart in 1942 during her husband's embarkation leave before he departed to fight in World War Two. Their joy was very short-lived when only a few weeks later she was given the devastating... more...

  • Arctic Airmenby Ernest Schofield; Roy Conyers Nesbit

    The History Press 2014; US$ 21.86

    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 of human endurance... more...

  • Schäm dich, Europa!by Wolfgang Maria Siegmund

    Styria Premium 2013; US$ 9.40

    Dieses Buch ist ein wütender Protest gegen die denkfaule Duldung von Tod und Untergang. Ein Protest gegen die Art und Weise, wie sich die Europäer gegen die anderen abschirmen. Also eigentlich sind es ja die Mitteleuropäer, denn die Rumänen und die Kroaten und die Albanier und die Slowaken und all die anderen mit den unaussprechlichen Namen,... more...

  • Measuring Ocean Currentsby Antony Joseph

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 149.95

    Coverage of measurement, mapping and profiling techniques Descriptions of technologies for remote measurement of ocean currents and their signatures Reviews crucial aspects of ocean currents, including special emphasis on the planet-spanning thermohaline circulation, known as the ocean's "conveyor belt," and its crucial role in climate change more...