Descriptive Physical Oceanography

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CRC Press, Jan 1, 2001 - Technology & Engineering - 370 pages
A translation of "Guide de conception et de gestion des reseaux d'assainissement unitaires", this text looks at the design and management of combined sewerage networks, covering topics such as: data on rainstorm run-off pollution; different types of weirs and accessories; and choice of weir.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Worlds Oceans
6
22 THE ATLANTIC OCEAN
8
23 THE INDIAN OCEAN
10
24 THE ARCTIC OCEAN
12
25 THE ANTARCTIC OCEAN
14
History of Oceanography
17
33 THE AGE OF DISCOVERY
18
Ocean Waves
165
82 CHARACTERISTICS OF WAVES
167
83 MOTION OF AN OCEAN WAVE
168
85 WAVE HEIGHT CONDITIONS IN DIFFERENT REGIONS OF THE OCEANS
170
86 DEEP WATER WAVE CHARACTERISTICS IN THE ARABIAN SEA AND BAY OF BENGAL OFF INDIAN COASTS
180
87 WAVE PROPAGATION IN SHALLOW WATER
193
88 WAVE REFRACTION IN RELATION TO SEDIMENT TRANSPORT ALONG THE INDIAN COAST
197
89 PROBLEM WAVES
242

35 DEVELOPMENT OF FISHERY OCEANOGRAPHIC RESEARCH
20
37 DEVELOPMENT OF OCEANOGRAPHY IN INDIA
21
Important Oceanographic Research Institutes in the World
26
42 INSTITUTIONS IN CANADA
32
43 INSTITUTIONS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM
36
44 INSTITUTIONS IN GERMANY
41
45 INSTITUTIONS IN RUSSIA
44
46 INSTITUTIONS IN FRANCE
46
47 INSTITUTIONS IN CHINA
48
48 INSTITUTIONS IN JAPAN
49
49 INSTITUTIONS IN AUSTRALIA
54
410 INSTITUTIONS IN INDIA
55
Oceanographic Instruments and Methods
60
52 SALINITY MEASUREMENT
77
53 CURRENT MEASUREMENT
83
54 OCEAN WAVE MEASUREMENTS
100
55 TIDE MEASURING INSTRUMENTS
105
56 WATER TRANSPARENCY MEASUREMENT
107
Physical Properties of Sea Water and their Distribution
110
62 TEMPERATURE IN THE OCEANS
121
63 PRESSURE IN THE OCEANS
135
64 DENSITY IN THE OCEANS
136
65 COLOUR OF SEA WATER
139
66 LIGHT TRANSMISSION IN SEA WATER
143
67 SOUND TRANSMISSION IN SEA WATER
147
Ice in the Oceans
154
72 SOME IMPORTANT PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF SEA ICE
156
74 ICEBERGSPRODUCTION AND OCCURRENCE
161
75 ICE PATROL
163
Ocean Tides
248
91 TIDEPRODUCING FORCES
249
92 TIDE CHARACTERISTICS AND TIDAL TERMS
254
93 TIDAL THEORIES
258
94 HARMONIC ANALYSIS AND PREDICTION OF TIDES
261
95 TIDAL RANGES AND TIDAL PERIODS
262
96 TIDAL BORE
270
97 TIDAL CURRENTS
271
Water Masses of the Oceans
273
101 METHODS OF FORMATION OF WATER MASSES
275
102 CLASSIFICATION OF WATER MASSES IN THE OCEANS
276
104 WATER MASSES OF THE ARCTIC OCEAN
283
105 WATER MASSES OF THE ATLANTIC OCEAN
290
106 WATER MASSES OF THE PACIFIC OCEAN
301
107 WATER MASSES OF THE INDIAN OCEAN
307
Ocean Currents
327
111 CURRENTS IN THE ANTARCTIC OCEAN
330
112 CURRENTS IN THE ARCTIC OCEAN
335
113 CURRENTS IN THE ATLANTIC OCEAN
342
114 CURRENTS IN THE PACIFIC OCEAN
357
115 CURRENTS IN THE INDIAN OCEAN
371
Energy from Physical Resources of the Oceans
399
122 ENERGY FROM OCEAN THERMAL DIFFERENCES
401
123 ENERGY FROM OCEAN WAVES
407
124 ENERGY FROM OCEAN CURRENTS
410
125 ENERGY FROM SALINITY GRADIENTS
411
References
414
Index
435
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