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The crest of the wave: adventures in oceanography

Willard Bascom - History - 1990 - 318 pages
The author looks back on his career as an oceanographer, describes how the study of the world's oceans has changed since World War II, and depicts the excitement of studying ...
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Fredric Raichlen - Science - 2012 - 256 pages
Sitting on the beach on a sunny summer day, we enjoy the steady advance and retreat of the waves. In the water, enthusiastic waders jump and shriek with pleasure when a wave ...
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The seas in motion

Frederick George Walton Smith - Science - 1973 - 248 pages
An intensive study of oceanic movements that explains the major forces affecting tides and currents.
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Waves, tides and currents

Elizabeth Clemons - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1967 - 112 pages
Discusses the reasons for the existence of tides, different tides, wave formation, kinds of waves, the causes of currents, specific currents and currents and future ...
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Manual on Amphibious Oceanography

Beaches - 1952
"This manual has been prepared under the direction of Dean M.P. O'Brien and Professor J.W. Johnson with Mr. R.L. Wiegel as Project Engineer. ... In fulfillment of a contract ...
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Extreme Waves

Craig B. Smith - Science - 2006 - 312 pages
Examines the causes and effects of extreme waves, waves that can stretch 100-feet high and can pose a threat to large sea vessels and coastal areas.
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