The global coastal ocean: regional studies and syntheses, Volume 11
This book examines the general principles governing ocean phenomena in regions of shallow water near land. It emphasizes physical process such as tested effects, global sea level changes, and sediment transport.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Boicourt and John H Simpson
Eastern Ocean Boundaries E by A Edward Hill Barbara M Hickey
Diversity and Complexity 30 WS
30 other sections not shown
Other editions - View all
The Global Coastal Ocean: Regional Studies and Syntheses
Kenneth H. Brink,Allan R. Robinson
Limited preview - 2005
advection Agulhas Agulhas Current along-shelf alongshore Amazon anticyclonic Baltic baroclinic barotropic basin Benguela bottom California Cape Celtic Seas China Sea circulation coast Coastal Current coastal ocean coastal upwelling continental shelf continental slope cross-shelf cyclonic Deep-Sea Res depth dynamics east eastern eddies equatorial equatorward filaments freshwater front frontal Geophys geostrophic gradient Gulf of Mexico Gulf Stream gyre hydrographic Indian Ocean influence inner shelf interannual Island isobath Kelvin waves Kuroshio Labrador Labrador Current large-scale layer Loop Current meanders mixing Monsoon Nino North Atlantic North Sea northern northward observed Oceanogr Oceanography offshore Okhotsk Okhotsk Sea outer shelf Pacific Phys plume poleward flow propagation region River salinity sea level Sea of Okhotsk seasonal shelf break shelf waters shelves South southern southward Strait subtropical summer temperature thermocline tidal currents tides topography transport tropical undercurrent variability variations velocities water mass waves western boundary currents wind forcing wind stress wind-driven winter