Oceanography (seas)

    Soundings: The Story of the Remarkable Woman Who Mapped the Ocean Floor

    By Hali Felt

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    By transforming dry data into beautifully detailed maps that laid the groundwork for proving the then-controversial theory of continental drift, Tharp, along with her lifelong partner, Bruce Heezen, upended scientific consensus and ushered in a new era in geology and oceanography. This book tells her story.

    Oceanography, plus MasteringOceanography with Pearson eText

    By Alan P. Trujillo

    Hardback Save £8.70 = £115.29

    This package includes a physical copy of Essentials of Oceanography; International Edition, 11/e by Trujillo as well as access to the eText and MasteringOceanography. "How do the oceans work?" Essentials of Oceanography, Eleventh Edition, takes an interdisciplinary approach to help students answer this question. The latest edition brings together the...

    The Attacking Ocean: The Past, Present, and Future of Rising Sea Levels

    By Brian Fagan

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    Over the past fifteen thousand years the Earth has witnessed dramatic changes in sea level. The last Ice Age, when coastlines were more than 700 feet below modern levels, saw rapid global warming, and over the following ten millennia, the oceans climbed in fits and starts. These changes had little...

    Data Assimilation for Atmospheric, Oceanic and Hydrologic Applications (Vol. II)

    Hardback Save £44.35 = £72.67

    This book contains the most recent progress in data assimilation in meteorology, oceanography and hydrology including land surface. It spans both theoretical and applicative aspects with various methodologies.

    The Lost Art of Finding Our Way

    By John Edward Huth

    Hardback Save £3.79 = £21.21

    Long before GPS and Google Earth, humans traveled vast distances using environmental clues and simple instruments. What else is lost when technology substitutes for our innate capacity to find our way? Illustrated with 200 drawings, this part treatise, part travelogue, and part navigational history brings our own world into sharper...

    Dynamics Of Water Waves: Selected Papers Of Michael Longuet-higgins (Volumes 1-3)

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    Presents a selection of classical papers by Michael Longuet-Higgins, who for many years has been a leading researcher in the fast-developing field of physical oceanography. This book is suitable for advanced students in ocean engineering.

    Rising Seas

    By Vivien Gornitz

    Hardback Save £37.52 = £62.43

    The Earth's climate is already warming due to increased concentrations of human-produced greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, and the specter of rising sea level is one of global warming's most far-reaching threats. Sea level will keep rising long after greenhouse gas emissions have ceased, because of the delay in penetration...

    Traveling the 38th Parallel: A Water Line Around the World

    By David Carle

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    Between extremes of climate farther north and south, the 38th North parallel line marks a temperate, middle latitude where human societies have thrived since the beginning of civilization. It divides North and South Korea, passes through Athens and San Francisco, and bisects Mono Lake in the eastern Sierra Nevada.

    Drift, Deformation, and Fracture of Sea Ice: A Perspective Across Scales

    By Jerome Weiss

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    In addition to thermodynamics, sea ice kinematics drift, deformation appears as an essential factor in the evolution of the ice cover through a reduction of the average ice age and consequently of the cover's thickness, or ice export out of the Arctic.

    Instrumentation and Metrology in Oceanography

    By Marc Le Menn

    Hardback Save £41.54 = £68.46

    Through research, physical oceanography aims to solve the numerous problems stated by thermal, optical and dynamical properties of the oceans. Instrumentation and Metrology in Physical Oceanography describes the means used in oceanography to determine physical properties of the oceans by medium of in situ measurements.

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