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Ocean Circulation Theory

By: J Pedlosky

453 pages, 167 figs

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #56334 | ISBN: 3540604898
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Describes the advances made in the last decade and a half in the theory of ocean circulation.


Contents

Sverdrup Theory.- Homogeneous Models of the Ocean Circulation.- Vertical Structure: Baroclinic Quasi-Geostrophic Models.- Theory of the Ventilated Thermocline.- Buoyancy Forced Circulation and Cross-Gyre Flow.- Equatorial Dynamics of the Thermocline: The Equatorial Undercurrent.- Abyssal Circulation.- Subject Index.

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