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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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Waves

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 Science of Ocean Waves: Ripples, Tsunamis, and Stormy Seas

J. B. Zirker - Nature - 2013 - 248 pages
"Powerful ocean waves fascinate the public, and they have made a lot of news lately." With that indisputable observation, scientist J. B. Zirker takes off on a whirlwind tour ...
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Beach Processes and Sedimentation

Paul D. Komar - Science - 1976 - 429 pages
Introduces beach processes within an approach that balances an engineering perspective against a purely geological one. Provides an up-to-date review of the current ...
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Manual on Amphibious Oceanography

Amphibious warfare - 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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