The global coastal ocean: regional studies and syntheses, Volume 11

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Wiley & Sons, 1998 - Oceanography - 1062 pages
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.

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Contents

Boicourt and John H Simpson
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Eastern Ocean Boundaries E by A Edward Hill Barbara M Hickey
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Diversity and Complexity 30 WS
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Kenneth Brink is a Senior Scientist in the Department of PhyKenneth Brink is a Senior Scientist in the Department of PhysicalOceanography at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. He sicalOceanography at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. He is a world leader in coastal and shelf dynamics and the coupis a world leader in coastal and shelf dynamics and the coupling between shelf and deep ocean circulation. He is past prling between shelf and deep ocean circulation. He is past president of The Oceanography Society. esident of The Oceanography Society.

Allan R. Robinson is Gordon McKay Professor of Geophysical FAllan R. Robinson is Gordon McKay Professor of Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Emeritus, at Harvard University. Recognized aluid Dynamics, Emeritus, at Harvard University. Recognized as a pioneer and leadingexpert in modern interdisciplinary ocs a pioneer and leadingexpert in modern interdisciplinary ocean dynamics and ocean prediction, he has contributed signifean dynamics and ocean prediction, he has contributed significantly to the techniques for the assimilationof multiscale icantly to the techniques for the assimilationof multiscale data into ocean forecasting models and chairs theIOC/UNESCO data into ocean forecasting models and chairs theIOC/UNESCO COASTS program. COASTS program.

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