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  • The Near-Surface Layer of the Oceanby Alexander Soloviev; Roger Lukas

    Springer 2006; US$ 359.00

    Provides an account of the structure and dynamics of this important component - Near-Surface Layer - of the ocean. This book develops the relevant physics and thermodynamics. It gives a treatment to the surface microlayer, upper-ocean turbulence, fine thermohaline structure, coherent structures, and high wind-speed regime. more...

  • Marine Surface Filmsby Martin Gade; Heinrich Hühnerfuss; Gerald M. Korenowski

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 179.00

    Describes air-sea interaction experiments, and presents remote sensing applications with sea slicks and crude oil spills. This book deals with the research in this field - the influence of marine surface films on mechanisms dominating energy and mass transfer across the ocean/atmosphere interface. It also offers basic chemical insights. more...

  • The Agulhas Currentby J.R.E. Lutjeharms

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 269.00

    The Agulhas Current is one of the major currents of the world ocean. In the network of currents that connect the major ocean basins, it forms a key link. This linkage may be of critical importance in the way the ocean affects the earth's climate and climate change. Based on the research findings of 60 years, the author describes the origins of... more...

  • Sound Images of the Oceanby Peter Wille

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 239.00

    Offers a comprehensive overview of acoustic imaging applications in the various fields of marine research, utilization, surveillance, and protection. This book employs 400 sound images of the sea floor and of processes in the sea volume, contributed by more than 120 marine experts from 22 nations. more...

  • Tsunamisby Kenji Satake

    Springer 2006; US$ 239.00

    A timely review of state-of-the-art tsunami research, covering case studies and recent developments from various approaches. Provides a practical guide to improving operational tsunami warning systems and mitigating coastal hazard from tsunamis. more...

  • Arabian Desertsby H. Stewart Edgell

    Springer 2006; US$ 239.00

    Providing coverage of the deserts of Arabia, this volume describes distinctive landforms of Arabia deserts. It deals with different types of desert found there, including those formed by great sand seas, dunefields, evaporites, clay pans, stony plains, volcanic flows, desert plateaux and mountains, deltas, and desert islands. more...

  • Antarcticaby Dieter K. Fütterer; Detlef Damaske; Georg Kleinschmidt

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 249.00

    Contains sixty articles arranged in eight thematic sections refering to geological and geophysical results of Antarctic research. This book considers the Precambrian of the East Antarctic shield and its geological history, as well as sub-ice topography, geophysics and stratigraphy, sedimentology, and geophysics of the surrounding Southern Ocean. more...

  • Modern Approaches to Data Assimilation in Ocean Modelingby P. Malanotte-Rizzoli

    Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 220.00

    The field of oceanographic data assimilation is now well established. The main area of concern of oceanographic data assimilation is the necessity for systematic model improvement and ocean state estimation. In this respect, the book presents the newest, innovative applications combining the most sophisticated assimilation methods with the most complex... more...

  • Map Projectionsby Erik W. Grafarend; Friedrich W. Krumm

    Springer 2006; US$ 259.00

    Offers a review of map projections (sphere, ellipsoidal, rotational surfaces) and of the geodetic datum transformations, in the context of Geographical Information Systems (GIS). This book also includes the reviews of computer vision and remote sensing space projective mappings. more...

  • The Oceanic Thermohaline Circulationby Hendrik M. van Aken

    Springer 2007; US$ 189.00

    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...