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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 seas in motion

Frederick George Walton Smith - Science - 1973 - 248 pages
An intensive study of oceanic movements that explains the major forces affecting tides and currents.
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The Beach Book: Science of the Shore

Carl Heywood Hobbs - Nature - 2012 - 195 pages
Waves and tides, wind and storms, sea-level rise and shore erosion: these are the forces that shape our beaches, and beach lovers of all stripes can benefit from learning more ...
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