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- 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...
- Springer New York 2010; US$ 29.95
One of the greatest achievements of the 21st century will be to cast a light on the eternal darkness of the deep ocean. This book identifies the key determinants of life or death in this extreme environment and chronicles the frontiers of diving medicine. 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 2007; US$ 269.00
This book provides a detailed description of light absorption and absorbents in seawaters with respect to provenance, region of the sea, depth of the occurrence and trophicity. The text is based on a substantial body of contemporary research results taken from the subject literature (over 400 references) and the work of the authors over a period of... more...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 219.00
This book presents a global hydrographic description of the thermohaline circulation, an introduction to the theoretical aspects of this phenomenon, and observational evidence for the theory. The hydrographic description and the observational evidence are based on data sources, available via internet, mainly from the World Oceanographic Experiment... 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...
- 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...
- 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...