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Fluid Mechanisms for Marine Ecologists

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By: SR Massel

566 pages, 219 figs, 20 tabs

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #103382 | ISBN: 3540659994
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Contents

Part I: Basic Fluid Mechanics; Intriducing Sea Water; Water at Rest and in Motion; Part II: Oceanic Hydrodynamic Processes; An Introduction to Surface Waves; How to Determine Wave Parameters; Tides; Internal Waves; Ocean Currents; Transport in the Oceans and Coastal Zone; Experimental Methods in Fluid Mechanics; Part III: Marine Environment and Ecology; Mechanical Properties of Biological Materials; Locomotion of Marine Animals; Internal Flows in Marine Organisms; Transport and Mixing in Coastal Ecosystems; Tides and Waves on Vegetated Coasts; Vertical Structure of Ocean Waters and Biological Productivity; Symbols and Notations; International System of Units; Useful Theoretical Approaches and Formulas; Computer Programs SET ApD; References; Author Index; Subject Index.

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