Ocean circulation and climate observing and modelling the global ocean

The book represents all the knowledge we currently have on ocean circulation. It presents an up-to-date summary of the state of the science relating to the role of the oceans in the physical climate system. The book is structured to guide the reader through the wide range of World Ocean Circulation...

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Main Author: Siedler, Gerold
Other Authors: Church, John, Gould, John
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: San Diego Academic Press 2001, c2001
Series:This is volume 77 in the International geophysics series
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Collection: Elsevier ScienceDirect eBooks - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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520 |a The book represents all the knowledge we currently have on ocean circulation. It presents an up-to-date summary of the state of the science relating to the role of the oceans in the physical climate system. The book is structured to guide the reader through the wide range of World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE) science in a consistent way. Cross-references between contributors have been added, and the book has a comprehensive index and unified reference list. The book is simple to read, at the undergraduate level. It was written by the best scientists in the world who have collaborated to