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Dynamics of the ocean

  • Advanced Numerical Models for Simulating Tsunami Waves and Runupby Philip L.F. Liu; Harry Yeh; Costas E. Synolakis

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 108.00 US$ 88.56

    This review volume is divided into two parts. The first part includes five review papers on various numerical models. Pedersen provides a brief but thorough review of the theoretical background for depth-integrated wave equations, which are employed to simulate tsunami runup. LeVeque and George describe high-resolution finite volume methods for solving... more...

  • The Agulhas Currentby Johann R.E. Lutjeharms

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 213.40

    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

    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...

  • Atlantic Water in the Nordic Seasby Waldemar Walczowski

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book presents a wide description of hydrographic conditions in the studied area of the Norwegian and Greenland Seas. It details the warming observed between 2000-2007 as well as the cooling of the Atlantic Water flowing towards the Fram Strait in 2007. more...

  • Bottom Turbulenceby Jaques Nihoul

    Elsevier Science 1977; US$ 72.95

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  • Breaking Ocean Wavesby Eugene A. Sharkov

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 168.47

    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 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 Currents and Rising Tidesby John Garofano; Andrea J. Dew

    Georgetown University Press 2013; US$ 32.95 US$ 26.36

    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...

  • Developing Tsunami-Resilient Communitiesby E.N. Bernard

    Springer Netherlands 2005; US$ 123.54

    As the world grieves over the catastrophic loss of humanity from the 26 December 2004 tsunami, we must resolve to learn from nature?s lessons. This issue provides a framework and a set of tools to develop communities that are resilient to tsunami. This collection of papers represents a starting point on our new journey toward a safer world. The history... more...