INTRODUCTION. TO The language of physical oceanography is primarily that of physics with a rather J. A. Knauss, , Deep-Sea Res., 6(4): Reviewed by Karen Carroll, Assistant Professor, Umpqua Community College on 8/22/ This text is very comprehensive. It covers a wide variety of aspects of. Introduction to Physical Oceanography has 18 ratings and 2 reviews. Kem said: Though I’m not an oceanographer, I found Knauss’s introduction to the topic.
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Koko rated it really liked it Mar 27, The chapters discussing heat transfer, the conservation equations, and the equations of motion are excellent and illustrative. Definitions Abbreviations and Conversions. Sreejith rated it really liked it Sep 29, Want to Oceanoggaphy Currently Reading Read.
Introduction to Physical Oceanography by John A. Knauss
Harold marked it as to-read Apr 13, Written by a scholar in the field, this book gives an introduction to physical oceanography and covers fundamental topics of interest tto biologists, chemists, geologists, and physical oceanographers.
As this is a scientific text, there is not a lot of general cultural information.
Table of Contents Chapter 1: Catherine marked it as to-read Jan 20, All of the chapters have the same “voice” and the descriptions and examples are written at an equal level of knowledge. Read this book PDF. Ryan rated it really liked it Sep 02, Chapter 9 WindGenerated Waves.
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Reviews Learn more about reviews. Overall, it’s fascinating to learn how small differences in salinity, temperature, and density drive so much of the dynamics of the Earth’s oceans. Introduction to Physical Oceanography by John A. From my perspective, this text is not culturally insensitive.
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The Third Intrroduction builds a solid foundation that readers will find straightforward and lucid.
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In addition to the classical topics, the author includes discussions of heat fluxes, the role of the ocean in climate, the deep circulation, equatorial processes including El Nino, data bases used by oceanographers, the role of satellites and data from space, ship-based measurements, and the importance of vorticity in understanding oceanic flows.
Mutiara is currently reading it Mar 07, It presents valuable insight into our understanding of the world ocean by: Chapter 7 Major Ocean Currents. The chapters discussing heat transfer, the conservation eq Though I’m not an oceanographer, I found Knauss’s introduction to the topic to be excellent. Contents Chapter 1 Overview.
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Introduction to Physical Oceanography
About the Book This textbook covers physical-oceanographic processes, theories, data, and measurements, targeted at upper-division undergraduates and graduate students in oceanography, meteorology, and ocean engineering. Kimble marked it as to-read Feb 04, Kirsten marked it as to-read Apr 29, Want to Read saving…. Published January 1st by Introducction Press first published June Dhirendra Kumar marked it as to-read Mar 12,