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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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Siedler, Gerold
Other Authors: Church, John, Gould, John
Format: eBook
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
Table of Contents:
  • Observing and Modelling the Global Ocean; Copyright Page; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgment; Section 1: The Ocean and Climate; Section 2: Observations and Models; Section 3: New Ways of Observing the Ocean; Section 4: The Global Flow Field; Section 5: Formation and Transport of Water Masses; Section 6: Large-Scale Ocean Transports; Section 7: Insights for the Future; References; Acronyms, abbreviations and terms; Index
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 603-685) and index