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Physical oceanography

  • Ocean Outpostby Erik Seedhouse

    Springer 2010; US$ 29.95

    One of the greatest scientific and technological achievements of the 21st century will be to cast a light on the eternal darkness of the deep ocean and this book identifies the key determinants of life or death in its extreme environment. Dr. Erik Seedhouse examines how individuals survive free dives to 200m, how humans adapt to breathing exotic gas... more...

  • Marine Sciencesby Kyle Kirkland

    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...

  • Oceanography from Spaceby Vittorio Barale; J.F.R. Gower; L. Alberotanza

    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...

  • The Oceanic Thermohaline Circulationby Hendrik M. van Aken

    Springer 2007; US$ 219.00

    Presents a global hydrographic description of the thermohaline circulation. This book also provides 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, mainly from the World Oceanographic Experiment (WOCE). more...

  • Ocean Opticsby Rochard W. Spinrad; Kendall L. Carder; Mary Jane Perry

    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...

  • Marine Physicsby J. Dera

    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...

  • Principles of Ocean Physicsby John R. Apel

    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...

  • Marine Opticsby N.G. Jerlov

    Elsevier Science 1976; US$ 72.95

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  • Tropical Marine Pollutionby E.J. Ferguson Wood; R.E. Johannes

    Elsevier Science 1975; US$ 72.95

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