Item description for Ocean Circulation Theory by Joseph Pedlosky...
This book describes the advances made in the last decade and a half in the theory of ocean circulation. Based on an advanced graduate level course it represents fundamental insights into the structure of the physical theory of the large-scale dynamics of the oceans. Topics of particular interest are: theory of the wind-driven circulation, the thermocline, the equatorial circulation and the abyssal circulation. The author has attempted throughout to blend analytical and numerical results to achieve as deep a physical understanding of the dynamics of the large-scale circulations as possible. The results of the theories are compared with observations and the success or inadequacies of the theories are highlighted.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.4" Width: 6.2" Height: 0.9" Weight: 1.65 lbs.
Release Date Feb 27, 2004
ISBN 3540604898 ISBN13 9783540604891
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