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Descriptive Physical Oceanography : an Introduction.

Author: George L Pickard; W J Emery
Publisher: Saint Louis : Elsevier Science, 2013.
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Pickard, George L.
Descriptive Physical Oceanography : An Introduction.
Saint Louis : Elsevier Science, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George L Pickard; W J Emery
ISBN: 9781483287263 1483287262
OCLC Number: 953380368
Description: 1 online resource (343 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Descriptive Physical Oceanography: An Introduction; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface to the Fifth Edition; Acknowledgements; CHAPTER 1. Introduction; CHAPTER 2. Ocean Dimensions, Shapes and Bottom Materials; 2.1 Dimensions; 2.2 Sea-floor Dimensions; 2.3 Bottom Material; CHAPTER 3. Physical Properties of Sea-Water; 3.1 Vocabulary; 3.2 Properties of Pure Water; 3.3 Temperature; 3.4 Salinity and Conductivity; 3.5 Density; 3.6 Other Characteristic Properties; 3.7 Sound in the Sea; 3.8 Light in the Sea; 3.9 Colour of Sea-Water. CHAPTER 4. Typical Distributions of Water Characteristics in the Oceans4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Temperature Distribution; 4.3 Salinity Distribution; 4.4 Density Distribution; 4.5 Dissolved Oxygen Distribution; 4.6 Other Water-Motion Tracers; 4.7 Transparency of the upper ocean from Secchi disc measurements; CHAPTER 5. Water, Salt and Heat Budgets of the Oceans; 5.1 Conservation of Volume; 5.2 Conservation of Salt; 5.3 Conservation of Heat Energy; the Heat Budget; CHAPTER 6. Instruments and Methods; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Instruments; 6.3 Platforms; 6.4 Age of ocean water. 6.5 Graphical Presentation of DataCHAPTER 7. Circulation and Water Masses of the Oceans; 7.1 Introduction; mechanisms; 7.2 Southern Ocean; 7.3 Atlantic Ocean; 7.4 North Atlantic Adjacent Seas; 7.5 Arctic Sea; 7.6 Pacific Ocean; 7.7 Indian Ocean; 7.8 Red Sea and Persian Gulf; CHAPTER 8. Coastal Oceanography; 8.1 Introduction; 8.2 Coastal Upwelling; 8.3 Ekman Circulation in Shallow Water; 8.4 Estuaries; 8.5 Coral Reefs; CHAPTER 9. Some Directions for Future Work; APPENDIX: Units used in Descriptive Physical Oceanography; Introduction; Relevant SI Units. Units used in Physical Oceanography and Some Numerical ExamplesBibliography; Index.

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