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  • Deep-Sea Sedimentsby

    Springer US 2013; US$ 119.00

    As part of its continuing program to stimulate superior basic research in the marine environment, the Office of Naval Research, Ocean Science and Technology Division, sponsored a series of closed seminar-workshops in 1972-1973. Each seminar focused upon one re­ search area of marine geology which is relatively new and in need of a critical evaluation... more...

  • Suspended Solids in Waterby

    Springer US 2013; US$ 99.00

    This book represents a compilation of papers presented at a symposium on the subject "Suspended Solids in Hater." held in Santa Barbara. California. U.S.A .? on March 20. 2] and 22, 1973. The symposium was sponsored by the Office of Naval Research and was designed to bring together a group that represented the domi­ nant cross section of international... more...

  • Tsunami Science Four Years After the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunamiby

    Birkhäuser Basel 2009; US$ 99.00

    This volume features select papers from the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics XXIV General Assembly, held July 2007 as well as other contributions from leading scientists. The papers focus on understanding tsunami and mitigating their hazard. more...

  • Ocean Wave Climateby

    Springer US 2013; US$ 99.00

    Waves critically affect man in coastal regions, including the open coasts and adjacent continental shelves. Preventing beach erosion, designing and building structures, designing and operating ships, providing marine forecasts, and coastal planning are but a few examples of projects for which extensive information about wave conditions is critical.... more...

  • Transport Processes in Lakes and Oceansby

    Springer US 2013; US$ 99.00

    The Eighty-Second National Meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, held in Atlantic City, New Jersey, from August 29 through September 1, 1976, had as one of its themes the topic of transport processes. One of the sessions related to this theme was "Transport Processes in the Oceans" chaired by R. P. Shaw and R. J. Gibbs. This session... more...

  • Improved Understanding of Past Climatic Variability from Early Daily European Instrumental Sourcesby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 159.00

    Climate can be defined as an ensemble of many weather phenomena. Clima­ tologists often use the mean (conventionally the monthly and annual mean) of weather-related parameters to describe climate. The mean value, however, is not all the climate. Climatic changes might occur if certain aspects of the distribution of extreme values change, while the... more...

  • Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequencesby

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 229.00

    This book covers the geological, geophysical, engineering and environmental aspects of submarine slope failures. It focuses on understanding the full spectrum of challenges presented by this major coastal and offshore geohazard. more...

  • Satellite Altimetry for Geodesy, Geophysics and Oceanographyby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 319.00

    This volume covers a broad range of altimetry applications, including marine gravity and geoid, sea level change, ocean tide modeling, ocean circulations, marine plate tectonics, mesoscale eddies and bathymetry predictions. Virtually all disciplines of ea more...

  • Basin Formation, Ridge Crest Processes, and Metallogenesis in the North Fiji Basinby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 99.00

    The Earth Science Series of the Circum-Pacific Funding for ship time was made available through Council for Energy and Mineral Resources (CPCEMR) the U. S. Agency for International Development, the is designed to convey the results of geologie research in USGS, the U. S. Office of Naval Research (for HIG's and around the Pacific Basin. Topies of interest... more...

  • The South China Seaby

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 129.00

    This book offers a synthesis of sedimentary geology and paleoceanography of the South China Sea. It provides a comprehensive all-round view of the marginal sea basin, from modern oceanography to sequence stratigraphy. more...