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Seventy years of exploration oceanography : a prolonged weekend discussion with Walter Munk

Author: H v Storch; Klaus Hasselmann
Publisher: Heidelberg : Springer, c 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here is an interview with the eminent oceanographer and geophysicist Walter Munk, one of the "grand old men" of oceanography, whose career spans 70 years, beginning in 1940. Coverage includes such  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Interviews
Interview
Named Person: Walter H Munk; Walter H Munk; Walter H Munk; Munk, Walter <Meereskundler>
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: H v Storch; Klaus Hasselmann
ISBN: 9783642120862 3642120865 9783642120879 3642120873
OCLC Number: 741937499
Description: xxvi, 137 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 25 cm
Contents: Waves and Wave Spectra.- Coming to America.- Bikini (1946) and Eniwetok (1951).- Settling Down at Scripps.- From Waves to Tides 1958-1968.- Deep Sea Tides 1964-2000.- Internal Waves 1971-1981.- Ocean Acoustics 1974-Present.- Mohole 1957-1964.- The Wobbling Earth 1950-1960.- Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) 1962-Present.- Navy.- Finis.- Epilogue.
Other Titles: 70 years of exploration in oceanography
Responsibility: Hans von Storch, Klaus Hasselmann.
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