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Papa Topside: The Sealab Chronicles of Capt. George F. Bond, USN

by Helen A. Siiteri

A pioneer in the field of deep-sea diving, George F. Bond helped develop the theory of saturation diving and the techniques and dive tables used by divers around the world. In this edited journal—made public...


Numerical Models of Oceans and Oceanic Processes

by Lakshmi H. Kantha & Carol Anne Clayson

Oceans play a pivotal role in our weather and climate. Ocean-borne commerce is vital to our increasingly close-knit global community. Yet we do not fully understand the intricate details of how they function,...


Atlantis, the Antediluvian World

by Ignatius Donnelly

This 1882 classic offers an erudite blend of evidence from geologic, oceanographic, and anthropologic studies and remains a captivating work of enthusiasm and imaginative thought. 128 illustrations. Introduction...


Oceanographical Engineering

by Robert L. Wiegel

Valuable both as a graduate-level text and as a reference for engineers and scientists, the classic features descriptive and mathematical sections, supplemented by hundreds of drawings and photographs. 1964...


Ocean Circulation and Climate: A 21st Century Perspective

by Gerold Siedler, Stephen M. Griffies & John Gould

The book represents all the knowledge we currently have on ocean circulation. It presents an up-to-date summary of the state of the science relating to the role of the oceans in the physical climate system....


Measuring Ocean Currents: Tools, Technologies, and Data

by Dr. Antony Joseph

Measuring Ocean Currents: Tools, Technologies, and Data covers all major aspects of ocean current measurements in view of the implications of ocean currents on changing climate, increasing pollution levels,...


Managing Ocean Environments in a Changing Climate: Sustainability and Economic Perspectives

by Kevin J. Noone, Ussif Rashid Sumaila & Robert J. Diaz

Managing Ocean Environments in a Changing Climate summarizes the current state of several threats to the global oceans. What distinguishes this book most from previous works is that this book begins with a...


In Kon-Tiki's Wake

by Pete J Capelotti

It was the original Survivor series, only without the omnipresent cameras, paramedics, and faux tribal rituals. Between the spring of 1947 and the summer of the year 2006, more than forty expeditions sought...


Thermodynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans

by Judith A. Curry & Peter J. Webster

Atmospheric and climatological studies are becoming more and more important in day-to-day living. Winds and ocean current owe their existence to the thermodynamic imbalances that arise from the differential...


Identifying Marine Phytoplankton

by Carmelo R. Tomas

Identifying Marine Phytoplankton is an accurate and authoritative guide to the identification of marine diatoms and dinoflagellates, meant to be used with tools as simple as a light microscope. The book compiles...


Dynamical Paleoclimatology: Generalized Theory of Global Climate Change

by Barry Saltzman

The book discusses the ideas and creates a framework for building toward a theory of paleoclimate. Using the rich and mounting array of observational evidence of climatic changes from geology, geochemistry,...


Marine Mammals of the World: A Comprehensive Guide to Their Identification

by Thomas A. Jefferson, Marc A. Webber & Robert L. Pitman

With coverage on all the marine mammals of the world, authors Jefferson, Webber, and Pitman have created a user-friendly guide to identify marine mammals alive in nature (at sea or on the beach), dead specimens...


The Beach Book: Science of the Shore

by Carl H Hobbs

For those with a curiosity about shores or a desire to better understand them, The Beach Book shares the basic science behind waves, tides, sea level, sand dunes, salt marshes, and beach erosion. It tells sunbathers...


General Circulation Model Development: Past, Present, and Future

by David A. Randall

General Circulation Models (GCMs) are rapidly assuming widespread use as powerful tools for predicting global events on time scales of months to decades, such as the onset of EL Nino, monsoons, soil moisture...


Small Scale Processes in Geophysical Fluid Flows

by Lakshmi H. Kantha & Carol Anne Clayson

While ocean waves are the most visible example of oceanic mixing processes, this macroscale mixing process represents but one end of the spectrum of mixing processes operating in the ocean. At the scale of a...


Lake and Reservoir Management

Nonlinear Ocean Waves and the Inverse Scattering Transform

by Alfred Osborne

For more than 200 years, the Fourier Transform has been one of the most important mathematical tools for understanding the dynamics of linear wave trains. Nonlinear Ocean Waves and the Inverse Scattering Transform...


Integrated and Participatory Water Resources Management - Theory

by Rodolfo Soncini-Sessa, Enrico Weber & Andrea Castelletti

Covering the more recent advances in Modelling, Planning, Management and Negotiations for Integrated Water Resource Management, this text brings together knowledge and concepts from Hydrology, System Analysis,...


Introduction to Marine Biogeochemistry

by Susan Libes

An Introduction to Marine Biogeochemistry focuses on the ocean's role in the biogeochemical cycling of selected elements and the impact of humans on the cycling of these elements. Among the topics covered are...


Key Concepts in Environmental Chemistry

by Grady, I Hanrahan

Key Concepts in Environmental Chemistry provides a modern and concise introduction to environmental chemistry principles and the dynamic nature of environmental systems. It offers an intense, one-semester examination...