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  • Sea Iceby Mohammed Shokr; Nirmal Sinha

    Wiley 2015; US$ 189.95

    An outstanding feature of the book is the study of sea ice crystalline structure. Ice growth history, as inferred from crystalline structure revealed in ice thin-section photographs will be presented in details.  This will explain the influence of weather and oceanic conditions on new ice formation, ice growth, aging and decay processes. In... more...

  • Handbook of Sea-Level Researchby Ian Shennan; Antony J. Long; Benjamin P. Horton

    Wiley 2015; US$ 214.50

    Measuring sea-level change – be that rise or fall – is one of the most pressing scientific goals of our time and requires robust scientific approaches and techniques.  This Handbook aims to provide a practical guide to readers interested in this challenge, from the initial design of research approaches through to the practical issues... more...

  • Oceansby James Fargo Balliett

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Covering 71 percent of the planet, oceans provided the unique environmental conditions necessary for the building blocks of life to form billions of years ago and continue to support life in important ways today--they are home to nearly 50% of all species on earth; they influence climate and weather patterns; they provide food and water for humankind.... more...

  • The Black Sea Flood Questionby Valentina Yanko-Hombach; Allan S. Gilbert; Nicolae Panin

    Springer 2006; US$ 319.00

    Stimulated by "Noah's Flood Hypothesis" proposed by W Ryan and W Pitman, in which a catastrophic inundation of the Pontic basin was linked to the biblical story, this book, with contributions from leading experts in Black Sea research, provides overviews of their data and interpretations obtained through empirical scientific approaches. more...

  • Arctic-Subarctic Ocean Fluxesby Robert R. Dickson; Jens Meincke; Peter Rhines

    Springer 2008; US$ 239.00

    The two-way oceanic exchanges that connect the Arctic and Atlantic oceans through subarctic seas are of fundamental importance to climate. Change may certainly be imposed on the Arctic Ocean from subarctic seas, including a changing poleward ocean heat flux that is central to determining the present state and future fate of the perennial sea-ice. And... more...

  • Earthquakesby Dion K. Weatherley; Stuart A. Weinstein

    Springer 2008; US$ 89.99

    In recent years, large earthquakes in the circum-Pacific region have repeatedly demonstrated its particular vulnerability to this potentially devastating natural hazard, including the M 9.2 Northern Sumatra earthquake and tsunami of 2004 which resulted in the deaths of nearly 300,000 people. In the late-1990s, major advancements in seismic research... more...

  • Tidal Signatures in Modern and Ancient Sediments (Special Publication 24 of the IAS)by B. W. Flemming; A. Bartoloma

    Wiley 2009; US$ 149.95

    This IAS Special Publication contains 23 papers presented at the 3rd International Research Symposium on Modern and Ancient Clastic Tidal Deposits. This symposium series has an enviable international reputation for its quality, and so the contributions represent the latest developments in the field. The conference was preceded and followed by a number... more...

  • Tsunami Science Four Years after the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunamiby Phil R. Cummins; Kenji Satake; Laura S. L. Kong

    Springer 2009; US$ 89.99

    The tragedy of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami has led to a rapid expansion in science directed at understanding tsunami and mitigating their hazard. This title includes papers that focus on modelling and hazard assessment, as well as cover developments in observation and data analysis that include analyses of techniques for tsunami data analysis. more...

  • Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequencesby D. Mosher

    Springer 2009; US$ 239.00

    Recent global events such as the devastating 1998 Papua New Guinea tsunami, the 2004 Sumatran tsunami and the 2006 SE Asia undersea network cable failure underscore the societal and economic effects of submarine mass movements. These events call upon the scientific community to understand submarine mass movement processes and consequences to assist... more...

  • Measurement Techniques, Platforms & Sensorsby John H. Steele; Steve A. Thorpe; Karl K. Turekian

    Elsevier 2010; US$ 99.95

    Measurement Techniques, Sensors and Platforms is a derivative of the Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, 2 nd Edition and serves as an important reference on current knowledge and expertise in one convenient and accessible source. Its selection of articles?all written by experts in their field?provides extensive coverage of the instruments, sensors and... more...