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Mathematical Methods for Oceanographers: An Introduction

By: Edward Laws

343 pages, Figs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Mar 1997 | #65114 | ISBN: 0471162213
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About this book

Provides oceanographers with an essential reference to the kinds of mathematics that they deal with everyday.

...It presents many well discussed and illustrative examples... (Zentralblatt Math, Vol.988, No.13, 2002)


Contents

Calculus Review.; Model I Linear Regression.; Correlation.; Model II Linear Regression.; Polynomial Curve Fitting, Linear Multiple Regression Analysis, and Nonlinear Least Squares.; Numerical Integration.; Box Models.; Time Series Analysis.; Appendices.; Answers to Exercises.; Index.

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Biography

EDWARD LAWS is Professor of Oceanography and Assistant Vice President for Research and Graduate Education at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He holds a PhD from Harvard University in chemical physics and is the author of Aquatic Pollution, Second Edition, also published by Wiley. In 1994 he was the William McCurdy Fellow at the Duke University Marine Laboratory, and it was during that time that he wrote most of this book.

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