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Introduction to Ocean Sciences, Second Edition

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Published by W. W. Norton .
Written in English


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Number of Pages632
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Open LibraryOL7458426M
ISBN 10039392629X
ISBN 109780393926293

This book is written for upper-division undergraduates and new graduate studentsin meteorology, ocean engineering, and oceanography. Topics covered includes: Voyage of Discovery, The Physical Setting, Atmospheric Influences, The Oceanic Heat Budget, Temperature, Salinity, and Density, The Equations of Motion, Equations of Motion With Viscosity, Geostrophic Currents, .


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