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Introduction to Physical Oceanography


Edited By: George L Mellor

260 pages, Illus

American Institute of Physics

Paperback | Dec 1996 | #59260 | ISBN: 1563962101
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Written for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students, this book concentrates on the elements of fluid dynamics essential to further study and research in oceanography.


Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. The Oceans; 2. Basic Equations; 3. Boundary Conditions at the Air-Sea Interface; 4. Geostrophic Flow; 5. Planetary Boundary Layers; 6. Barotropic Ocean Circulation; 7. Baroclinic Ocean Flows; 8. General Circulation of a Baroclinic Ocean with Bottom Topography; 9. Surface Gravity Waves; 10. Inertial Motions; 11. Astronomical Tides; 12. Vorticity; Appendices; References; Recommended Books; Index

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