Introduction to Physical Oceanography
by Robert H. Stewart
Number of pages: 353
This book is written for upper-division undergraduates and new graduate students in meteorology, ocean engineering, and oceanography. Because these students have a diverse background, I have emphasized ideas and concepts more than mathematical derivations.
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- U.S. Government Printing Office
This volume examines the current knowledge about the hard mineral resources within the EEZ, explores the economic and security potential of seabed resources, and assesses the technologies available to both explore for and mine those resources.
by Rick Chapman
Author wrote this book to describe his experiences in conducting oceanographic experiments at sea. Working at sea is unlike any other endeavor. It has been the author's experience that most people are not properly prepared for their first cruise.
by A. Slunyaev, I. Didenkulova, E. Pelinovsky - arXiv
An overview on the problem of rogue or freak wave formation in the ocean. The matter of the phenomenon is a sporadic occurrence of unexpectedly high waves on the sea surface. This paper addresses to the nature of the rogue wave problem.
- National Academies Press
The ocean is the largest biosphere on Earth, covering nearly three-quarters of our planet's surface and occupying a volume of 1.3 billion cubic kilometers. Humankind has entered the 21st century having explored only a small fraction of the ocean.