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Why we study the physics of the ocean : what physical oceanographers really do

William J. Emery (Author)
This book reviews the field of physical oceanography, starting with its history and culminating in the past, present and future challenges of this scientific discipline. It introduces the different aspects of the science, and presents the observational and computational tools used by physical oceanographers. It discusses the day-to-day activities of the physical oceanographers located at universities, government laboratories and industry, and relates the physics of the ocean to such topical issues as climate change and ocean forecasting
Print Book, English, 2021
Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, 2021