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Environmental Oceanography: An Introduction to the Behaviour of Coastal Waters
Limited preview - 2013
acoustic amplitude atmosphere beach bottom boundary layer Chapter circulation coast coastal waters coastline coefficient concentration continental shelf coral Coriolis crests curve cyclone deep water density depth diffusion direction eddy viscosity effects Ekman Ekman layer environmental equation erosion estuary evaporation fish flow fluid force frequency gradient harbour heat Hemisphere increases inertial period internal waves Kelvin wave known lagoon marine mathematical mean measure metre mixed layer momentum motion move nearshore nutrients occur ocean offshore oxygen particles Physical Oceanography phytoplankton plankton pollution pressure produce pycnocline radar radiation reef region river rotation salinity salt sand satellite scattering sea breeze sea level sea surface seawater sediment seiching shallow water shore shoreline spill surface waves temperature thermocline tidal tide tion tropical tropical cyclone turbulent unit upwelling velocity vertical water waves wave energy wave height wavelength West Australian current Western Australia wind speed