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- Elsevier Science 1987; US$ 72.95
In recent years, significant advances in both the theoretical and observational sides of physical oceanography have allowed the ocean's physical behavior to be described more quantitatively. This book discusses the physical mechanisms and processes of the sea, and will be valuable not only to oceanographers but also physicists, graduate students,... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 179.00
This Volume collects a series of key-note lectures delivered at the fourth "Oceans from Space" Symposium, held in Venice, Italy, in 2010. The revisited postscript in the title identifies it as the ideal follow-up of the legendary Oceanography from Space, edited by J.F.R. Gower and published in 1980, following the very first edition of "Oceans... more...
- Elsevier Science 1992; US$ 72.95
In trying to discover as much as possible about the marine environment, oceanography has split into many subdisciplines, each represented by innumerable publications. To date however, there has been no concise synthesis introducing readers to the whole array of physical processes in the sea, and showing how these processes are related to one another... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2013; US$ 18.99
Her maps of the ocean floor have been called "one of the most remarkable achievements in modern cartography", yet no one knows her name. Soundings is the story of the enigmatic, unknown woman behind one of the greatest achievements of the 20th century. Before Marie Tharp, geologist and gifted draftsperson, the whole world, including most of... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 47.40
Curiosity is a powerful incentive for explorers and scientists alike. Economics and the search for profits have funded the voyages of Magellan and other navigators, and the drive to find out what lies beyond the ordinary realm has played a role in the willingness of voyagers to take such grave risks. Marine Sciences details the explorers and scientists... more...
- Springer New York 2010; US$ 29.95
Identifies key determinants of life or death in the extreme environment of the deep ocean Addresses the myriad of technologies required to sustain life at the ocean's depth Provides unique insights into near-future diving medicine, technology, submersibles, and undersea habitats Describes how people are trained to "fly" the new breed of underwater... more...
- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 264.99
Significant advances have been made recently in the field of optical oceanography, including the development of methods for in situ and remote sensing as well as theoretical advances in characterizing the underwater light field. This volume provides a survey of all new developments. more...