Elements of Physical Oceanography: A derivative of the Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences (Google eBook)
John H. Steele, Steve A. Thorpe, Karl K. Turekian
Academic Press, Aug 26, 2009 - Science - 647 pages
Elements of Physical Oceanography is a derivative of the Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, 2nd Edition and serves as an important reference on current physical oceanography knowledge and expertise in one convenient and accessible source. Its selection of articles—all written by experts in their field—focuses on ocean physics, air-sea transfers, waves, mixing, ice, and the processes of transfer of properties such as heat, salinity, momentum and dissolved gases, within and into the ocean. Elements of Physical Oceanography serves as an ideal reference for topical research.