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Title Descriptive physical oceanography : an introduction / Lynne D. Talley ... [et al.].

Published Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
Edition 6th ed.
Physical description viii, 555 p., [60] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Notes Previous ed. by George L. Pickard and William J. Emery. Oxford : Pergamon, 1990.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 513-543) and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction to Descriptive Physical Oceanography -- 2.Ocean Dimensions, Shapes, and Bottom Materials -- 3.Physical Properties of Seawater -- 4.Typical Distributions of Water Characteristics -- 5.Mass, Salt, and Heat Budgets and Wind Forcing -- 6.Data Analysis Concepts and Observational Methods -- 7.Dynamical Processes for Descriptive Ocean Circulation -- 8.Gravity Waves, Tides, and Coastal Oceanography -- 9.Atlantic Ocean -- 10.Pacific Ocean -- 11.Indian Ocean -- 12.Arctic Ocean and Nordic Seas -- 13.Southern Ocean -- 14.Global Circulation and Water Properties.
Other author Talley, Lynne D.
Pickard, George L.
Emery, William J.
Subject Oceanography.
ISBN 9780750645522 (hbk.)
0750645520 (hbk.)