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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by Neville Exon (ed.) - ANU Press
The book brings to life the world's largest geological research program, which has been drilling over many decades at many locations below the ocean floor to recover cores of sediment. Study of these materials helps us understand how the Earth works.
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
One of the most significant oceanographic features in the Americas is the Gulf of Mexico Loop Current System (LCS). Understanding the dynamics of the LCS is fundamental to understanding the Gulf of Mexico's full oceanographic system, and vice versa.
by Adina Paytan - Stanford University
The oceans are in interactive contact with the atmosphere, biosphere and lithosphere and virtually all elements pass through the ocean. In this class we learn about the first-order processes that take place within the sea and affect its chemistry.