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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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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 Science of Ocean Waves: Ripples, Tsunamis, and Stormy Seas

J. B. Zirker - Nature - 2013 - 248 pages
"Powerful ocean waves fascinate the public, and they have made a lot of news lately." With that indisputable observation, scientist J. B. Zirker takes off on a whirlwind tour ...
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Extreme Waves

Craig B. Smith - Science - 2006 - 291 pages
Examines the causes and effects of extreme waves, waves that can stretch 100-feet high and can pose a threat to large sea vessels and coastal areas.
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Waves, Tides and Shallow-Water Processes: Prepared by an Open University ...

Joan Brown - Science - 2013 - 187 pages
The text begins by describing waves, their measurement and characteristics, their behaviour in shallow water, and unusual waves. Next, mainly theoretical aspects are considered ...
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