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Encyclopedia of ocean sciences

Author: John H Steele; S A Thorpe, (Oceanographer); Karl K Turekian
Publisher: Amsterdam : Elsevier ScienceDirect, ©2008.
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Major reference work, edited by John H. Steele, Karl K. Turekian, and Steve A. Thorpe, covering "the physical processes that drive the oceans and the chemical, biological, and geological disciplines" of marine research. It "also covers ancillary topics such as ocean technology, law of the oceans, global programs, marine policy, the use of the oceans for food and energy, and the impact of pollution and climate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Encyclopedia of ocean sciences.
San Diego, CA : Academic Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009935908
(OCoLC)680644053
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John H Steele; S A Thorpe, (Oceanographer); Karl K Turekian
ISBN: 9780123744739 0123744733
OCLC Number: 237028690
Description: 1 online resource (6 volumes) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Contents: Abrupt Climate Change / S. Rahmstorf --
Absorbance Spectroscopy for Chemical Sensors / R. Narayanaswamy, F. Sevilla III --
Abyssal Currents / W. Zenk --
Accretionary Prisms / J.C. Moore --
Acoustic Measurement of Near-Bed Sediment Transport Processes / P.D. Thorne, P.S. Bell --
Acoustic Noise / I. Dyer --
Acoustic Scattering by Marine Organisms / K.G. Foote --
Acoustic Scintillation Thermography / P.A. Rona, C.D. Jones --
Acoustics in Marine Sediments / T. Akal --
Acoustics, Arctic / P.N. Mikhalevsky --
Acoustics, Deep Ocean / W.A. Kuperman --
Acoustics, Shallow Water / F.B. Jensen --
Aeolian Inputs / R. Chester --
Agulhas Current / J.R.E. Lutjeharms --
Aircraft Remote Sensing / L.W. Harding Jr, W.D. Miller, R.N. Swift, C.W. Wright --
Air-Sea Gas Exchange / B. Jähne --
Air-Sea Transfer: Dimethyl Sulfide, COS, CS2, NH4, Non-Methane Hydrocarbons, Organo-Halogens / J.W. Dacey, H.J. Zemmelink --
Air-Sea Transfer: N2O, NO, CH4, CO / C.S. Law --
Alcidae / T. Gaston --
Antarctic Circumpolar Current / S.R. Rintoul --
Antarctic Fishes / I. Everson --
Anthropogenic Trace Elements in the Ocean / E.A. Boyle --
Antifouling Materials / D.J. Howell, S.M. Evans --
Arctic Ocean Circulation / B. Rudels --
Artificial Reefs / W. Seaman, W.J. Lindberg --
Atlantic Ocean Equatorial Currents / S.G. Philander --
Atmospheric Input of Pollutants / R.A. Duce --
Atmospheric Transport and Deposition of Particulate Material to the Oceans / J.M. Prospero, R. Arimoto --
Authigenic Deposits / G.M. McMurtry. Bacterioplankton / H.W. Ducklow --
Baleen Whales / J.L. Bannister --
Baltic Sea Circulation / W. Krauss --
Bathymetry / D. Monahan --
Beaches, Physical Processes Affecting / A.D. Short --
Benguela Current / L.V. Shannon --
Benthic Boundary Layer Effects / D.J. Wildish --
Benthic Foraminifera / A.J. Gooday --
Benthic Organisms Overview / P.F. Kingston --
Bio-Optical Models / A. Morel --
Bioacoustics / P.L. Tyack --
Biogeochemical Data Assimilation / E.E. Hofmann, M.A.M. Friedrichs --
Biological Pump and Particle Fluxes / S. Honjo --
Bioluminescence / P.J. Herring, E.A. Widder --
Bioturbation / D.H. Shull --
Black Sea Circulation / G.I. Shapiro --
Bottom Water Formation / A.L. Gordon --
Brazil and Falklands (Malvinas) Currents / A.R. Piola, R.P. Matano --
Breaking Waves and Near-Surface Turbulence / J. Gemmrich --
Bubbles / D.K. Woolf. Calcium Carbonates / L.C. Peterson --
California and Alaska Currents / B.M. Hickey, T.C. Royer --
Canary and Portugal Currents / E.D. Barton --
Carbon Cycle / C.A. Carlson, N.R. Bates, D.A. Hansell, D.K. Steinberg --
Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Cycle / T. Takahashi --
Carbon Sequestration via Direct Injection into the Ocean / E.E. Adams, K. Caldeira --
Cenozoic Climate --
Oxygen Isotope Evidence / J.D. Wright --
Cenozoic Oceans --
Carbon Cycle Models / L. François, Y. Goddéris --
Cephalopods / P. Boyle --
CFCs in the Ocean / R.A. Fine --
Chemical Processes in Estuarine Sediments / W.R. Martin --
Chlorinated Hydrocarbons / J.W. Farrington --
Clay Mineralogy / H. Chamley --
Coastal Circulation Models / F.E. Werner, B.O. Blanton --
Coastal Topography, Human Impact on / D.M. Bush, O.H. Pilkey, W.J. Neal --
Coastal Trapped Waves / J.M. Huthnance --
Coastal Zone Management / D.R. Godschalk --
Coccolithophores / T. Tyrrell, J.R. Young --
Cold-Water Coral Reefs / J.M. Roberts --
Conservative Elements / D.W. Dyrssen --
Continuous Plankton Recorders / A. John, P.C. Reid --
Copepods / R. Harris --
Coral Reef and Other Tropical Fisheries / V. Christensen, D. Pauly --
Coral Reef Fishes / M.A. Hixon --
Coral Reefs / J.W. McManus --
Corals and Human Disturbance / N.J. Pilcher --
Cosmogenic Isotopes / D. Lal --
Coupled Sea Ice-Ocean Models / A. Beckmann, G. Birnbaum --
Crustacean Fisheries / J.W. Penn, N. Caputi, R. Melville-Smith --
CTD (Conductivity, Temperature, Depth) Profiler / A.J. Williams III --
Current Systems in the Atlantic Ocean / L. Stramma --
Current Systems in the Indian Ocean / M. Fieux, G. Reverdin --
Current Systems in the Mediterranean Sea / P. Malanotte-Rizzoli --
Current Systems in the Southern Ocean / A.L. Gordon. Data Assimilation in Models / A.R. Robinson, P.F.J. Lermusiaux --
Deep Convection / J.R.N. Lazier --
Deep Submergence, Science of / D.J. Fornari --
Deep-Sea Drilling Methodology / K. Moran --
Deep-Sea Drilling Results / J.G. Baldauf --
Deep-Sea Fauna / P.V.R. Snelgrove, J.F. Grassle --
Deep-Sea Fishes / J.D.M. Gordon --
Deep-Sea Ridges, Microbiology / A.-L. Reysenbach --
Deep-Sea Sediment Drifts / D.A.V. Stow --
Demersal Species Fisheries / K. Brander --
Determination of Past Sea Surface Temperatures / M. Kucera --
Differential Diffusion / A.E. Gargett --
Dispersion and Diffusion in the Deep Ocean / R.W. Schmitt, J.R. Ledwell --
Dispersion from Hydrothermal Vents / K.R. Helfrich --
Diversity of Marine Species / P.V.R. Snelgrove --
Dolphins and Porpoises / R.S. Wells --
Double-Diffusive Convection / R.W. Schmitt --
Drifters and Floats / P.L. Richardson --
Dynamics of Exploited Marine Fish Populations / M.J. Fogarty. East Australian Current / G. Cresswell --
Economics of Sea Level Rise / R.S.J. Tol --
Ecosystem Effects of Fishing / S.J. Hall --
Eels / J.D. McCleave --
Effects of Climate Change on Marine Mammals / I. Boyd, N. Hanson --
Ekman Transport and Pumping / T.K. Chereskin, J.F. Price --
El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) / K.E. Trenberth --
El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) Models / S.G. Philander --
Electrical Properties of Sea Water / R.D. Prien --
Elemental Distribution: Overview / Y. Nozaki --
Energetics of Ocean Mixing / A.C. Naveira Garabato --
Equatorial Waves / A.V. Fedorov, J.N. Brown --
Estimates of Mixing / J.M. Klymak, J.D. Nash --
Estuarine Circulation / K. Dyer --
Eutrophication / V.N. de Jonge, M. Elliott --
Evaporation and Humidity / K. Katsaros --
Exotic Species, Introduction of / D. Minchin --
Expendable Sensors / J. Scott. Fiord Circulation / A. Stigebrandt --
Fiordic Ecosystems / K.S. Tande --
Fish Ecophysiology / J. Davenport --
Fish Feeding and Foraging / P.J.B. Hart --
Fish Larvae / E.D. Houde --
Fish Locomotion / J.J. Videler --
Fish Migration, Horizontal / G.P. Arnold --
Fish Migration, Vertical / J.D. Neilson, R.I. Perry --
Fish Predation and Mortality / K.M. Bailey, J.T. Duffy-Anderson --
Fish Reproduction / J.H.S. Blaxter --
Fish Schooling / T.J. Pitcher --
Fish Vision / R.H. Douglas --
Fish: Demersal Fish (Life Histories, Behavior, Adaptations) / O.A. Bergstad --
Fish: General Review / Q. Bone --
Fish: Hearing, Lateral Lines (Mechanisms, Role in Behavior, Adaptations to Life Underwater) / A.N. Popper, D.M. Higgs --
Fisheries and Climate / K.M. Brander --
Fisheries Economics / U.R. Sumaila, G.R. Munro --
Fisheries Overview / M.J. Fogarty, J.S. Collie --
Fisheries: Multispecies Dynamics / J.S. Collie --
Fishery Management / T.P. Smith, M.P. Sissenwine --
Fishery Management, Human Dimension / D.C. Wilson, B.J. McCay --
Fishery Manipulation through Stock Enhancement or Restoration / M.D.J. Sayer --
Fishing Methods and Fishing Fleets / R. Fonteyne --
Floc Layers / R.S. Lampitt --
Florida Current, Gulf Stream, and Labrador Current / P.L. Richardson --
Flow through Deep Ocean Passages / N.G. Hogg --
Flows in Straits and Channels / D.M. Farmer --
Fluid Dynamics, Introduction, and Laboratory Experiments / S.A. Thorpe --
Fluorometry for Biological Sensing / D.J. Suggett, C.M. Moore --
Fluorometry for Chemical Sensing / S. Draxler, M.E. Lippitsch --
Food Webs / A. Belgrano, J.A. Dunne, J. Bascompte --
Forward Problem in Numerical Models / M.A. Spall --
Fossil Turbulence / C.H. Gibson. Gas Exchange in Estuaries / M.I. Scranton, M.A. de Angelis --
Gelatinous Zooplankton / L.P. Madinand, G.R. Harbison --
General Circulation Models / G.R. Ierley --
Geomagnetic Polarity Timescale / C.G. Langereis, W. Krijgsman --
Geomorphology / C. Woodroffe --
Geophysical Heat Flow / C.A. Stein, R.P. Von Herzen --
Glacial Crustal Rebound, Sea Levels, and Shorelines / K. Lambeck --
Gliders / C.C. Eriksen --
Global Marine Pollution / A.D. Mclntyre --
Grabs for Shelf Benthic Sampling / P.F. Kingston --
Gravity / M. McNutt --
Groundwater Flow to the Coastal Ocean / A.E. Mulligan, M.A. Charette. Habitat Modification / M.J. Kaiser --
Heat and Momentum Fluxes at the Sea Surface / P.K. Taylor --
Heat Transport and Climate / H.L. Bryden --
History of Ocean Sciences / H.M. Rozwadowski --
Holocene Climate Variability / M. Maslin, C. Stickley, V. Ettwein --
Hydrothermal Vent Biota / R.A. Lutz --
Hydrothermal Vent Deposits / R.M. Haymon --
Hydrothermal Vent Ecology / C.L. Van Dover --
Hydrothermal Vent Fauna, Physiology of / A.J. Arp --
Hydrothermal Vent Fluids, Chemistry of / K.L. Von Damm --
Hypoxia / N.N. Rabalais. Ice shelf Stability / C.S.M. Doake --
Ice-induced Gouging of the Seafloor / W.F. Weeks --
Icebergs / D. Diemand --
Ice-ocean interaction / J.H. Morison, M. McPhee --
Igneous Provinces / M.F. Coffins, O. Eldholm --
Indian Ocean Equatorial Currents / M. Fieux --
Indonesian Throughflow / J. Sprintall --
Inherent Optical Properties and Irradiance / T.D. Dickey --
Internal Tidal Mixing / W. Munk --
Internal Tides / R.D. Ray --
Internal Waves / C. Garrett --
International Organizations / M.R. Reeve --
Intertidal Fishes / R.N. Gibson --
Intra-Americas Sea / G.A. Maul --
Intrusions / D.L. Hebert --
Inverse Modeling of Tracers and Nutrients / R. Schlitzer --
Inverse Models / C. Wunsch --
IR Radiometers / C.J. Donlon --
Iron Fertilization / K.H. Coale --
Island Wakes / E.D. Barton --
Laboratory Studies of Turbulent Mixing / J.A. Whitehead --
Lagoons / R.S.K. Barnes --
Lagrangian Biological Models / D.B. Olson, C. Paris, R. Cowen --
Land-Sea Global Transfers / F.T. Mackenzie, L.M. Ver --
Langmuir Circulation and Instability / S. Leibovich --
Large Marine Ecosystems / K. Sherman --
Laridae, Sternidae, and Rynchopidae / J. Burger, M. Gochfeld --
Law of the Sea / P. Hoagland, J. Jacoby, M.E. Schumacher --
Leeuwin Current / G. Cresswell, C.M. Domingues --
Long-Term Tracer Changes / F. von Blanckenburg. Macrobenthos / J.D. Gage --
Magnetics / F.J. Vine --
Manganese Nodules / D.S. Cronan --
Mangroves / M.D. Spalding --
Manned Submersibles, Deep Water / H. Hotta, H. Momma, S. Takagawa --
Manned Submersibles, Shallow Water / T. Askew --
Mariculture Diseases and Health / A.E. Ellis --
Mariculture of Aquarium Fishes / N. Forteath --
Mariculture of Mediterranean Species / G. Barnabé, F. Doumenge --
Mariculture Overview / M. Phillips --
Mariculture, Economic and Social Impacts / C.R. Engle --
Marine Algal Genomics and Evolution / A. Reyes-Prieto, H.S. Yoon, D. Bhattacharya --
Marine Biotechnology / H.O. Halvorson, F. Quezada --
Marine Chemical and Medicine Resources / S. Ali, C. Llewellyn --
Marine Fishery Resources, Global State of / J. Csirke, S.M. Garcia --
Marine Mammal Diving Physiology / G.L. Kooyman --
Marine Mammal Evolution and Taxonomy / J.E. Heyning --
Marine Mammal Migrations and Movement Patterns / P.J. Corkeron, S.M. Van Parijs --
Marine Mammal Overview / P.L. Tyack --
Marine Mammal Social Organization and Communication / P.L. Tyack --
Marine Mammal Trophic Levels and Interactions / A.W. Trites --
Marine Mammals and Ocean Noise / D. Wartzok --
Marine Mammals, History of Exploitation / R.R. Reeves --
Marine Mammals: Sperm Whales and Beaked Whales / S.K. Hooker --
Marine Mats / A.E.S. Kemp --
Marine Mesocosms / J.H. Steele --
Marine Plankton Communities / G.-A. Paffenhöfer --
Marine Policy Overview / P. Hoagland, P.C. Ticco --
Marine Protected Areas / P. Hoagland, U.R. Sumaila, S. Farrow --
Marine Silica Cycle / D.J. DeMaster --
Marine Snow / R.S. Lampitt --
Maritime Archaeology / R.D. Ballard --
Meddies and Sub-Surface Eddies / H.T. Rossby --
Mediterranean Sea Circulation / A.R. Robinson, W.G. Leslie, A. Theocharis, A. Lascaratos --
Meiobenthos / B.C. Coull, G.T. Chandler --
Mesocosms: Enclosed Experimental Ecosystems in Ocean Science / J.E. Petersen, W.M. Kemp --
Mesopelagic Fishes / A.G.V. Salvanes, J.B. Kristoffersen --
Mesoscale Eddies / P.B. Rhines --
Metal Pollution / G.E. Millward, A. Turner --
Metalloids and Oxyanions / G.A. Cutter --
Methane Hydrate and Submarine Slides / J. Mienert --
Methane Hydrates and Climatic Effects / B.U. Haq --
Microbial Loops / M. Landry --
Microphytobenthos / G.J.C. Underwood --
Mid-Ocean Ridge Geochemistry and Petrology / M.R. Perfit --
Mid-Ocean Ridge Seismic Structure / S.M. Carbotte --
Mid-Ocean Ridge Seismicity / D.R. Bohnenstiehl, R.P. Dziak --
Mid-Ocean Ridge Tectonics, Volcanism, and Geomorphology / K.C. Macdonald --
Mid-Ocean Ridges: Mantle Convection and Formation of the Lithosphere / G. Ito, R.A. Dunn --
Millennial-Scale Climate Variability / J.T. Andrews --
Mineral Extraction, Authigenic Minerals / J.C. Wiltshire --
Molluskan Fisheries / V.S. Kennedy --
Monsoons, History of / N. Niitsuma, P.D. Naidu --
Moorings / R.P. Trask, R.A. Weller. Nekton / W.G. Pearcy, R.D. Brodeur --
Nepheloid Layers / I.N. McCave --
Network Analysis of Food Webs / J.H. Steele --
Neutral Surfaces and the Equation of State / T.J. McDougall, D.R. Jackett --
Nitrogen Cycle / D.M. Karl, A.F. Michaels --
Nitrogen Isotopes in the Ocean / D.M. Sigman, K.L. Karsh, K.L. Casciotti --
Noble Gases and the Cryosphere / M. Hood --
Non-Rotating Gravity Currents / P.G. Baines --
North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) / J.W. Hurrell --
North Sea Circulation / M.J. Howarth --
Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing and Related Discharges / H.N. Edmonds. Radiative Transfer in the Ocean / C.D. Mobley --
Radioactive Wastes / L. Føyn --
Radiocarbon / R.M. Key --
Rare Earth Elements and their Isotopes in the Ocean / Y. Nozaki --
Red Sea Circulation / D. Quadfasel --
Redfield Ratio / T. Tyrrell --
Refractory Metals / K.J. Orians, C.L. Merrin --
Regime Shifts, Ecological Aspects / L.J. Shannon, A. Jarre, F.B. Schwing --
Regime Shifts, Physical Forcing / F.B. Schwing --
Regime Shifts: Methods of Analysis / B. deYoung, A. Jarre --
Regional and Shelf Sea Models / J.J. Walsh --
Remote Sensing of Coastal Waters / N. Hoepffner, G. Zibordi --
Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) / K. Shepherd --
Rigs and offshore Structures / C.A. Wilson III, J.W. Heath --
River Inputs / J.D. Milliman --
Rocky Shores / G.M. Branch --
Rogue Waves / K. Dysthe, H.E. Krogstad, P. Müller --
Rossby Waves / P.D. Killworth --
Rotating Gravity Currents / J.A. Whitehead. Salmon Fisheries, Atlantic / P. Hutchinson, M. Windsor --
Salmon Fisheries, Pacific / R.G. Kope --
Salmonid Farming / L.M. Laird --
Salmonids / D. Mills --
Salt Marsh Vegetation / C.T. Roman --
Salt Marshes and Mud Flats / J.M. Teal --
Sandy Beaches, Biology of / A.C. Brown --
Satellite Altimetry / R.E. Cheney --
Satellite Oceanography, History, and Introductory Concepts / W.S. Wilson, E.J. Lindstrom, J.R. Apel --
Satellite Passive-Microwave Measurements of Sea Ice / C.L. Parkinson --
Satellite Remote Sensing of Sea Surface Temperatures / P.J. Minnett --
Satellite Remote Sensing SAR / A.K. Liu, S.Y. Wu --
Satellite Remote Sensing: Ocean Color / C.R. McClain --
Satellite Remote Sensing: Salinity Measurements / G.S.E. Lagerloef --
Science of Ocean Climate Models / S.M. Griffies --
Sea Ice / P. Wadhams --
Sea Ice Dynamics / M. Leppäranta --
Sea Ice: Overview / W.F. Weeks --
Sea Level Change / J.A. Church, J.M. Gregory --
Sea Level Variations Over Geologic Time / M.A. Kominz --
Sea Otters / J.L. Bodkin --
Sea Surface Exchanges of Momentum, Heat, and Fresh Water Determined by Satellite Remote Sensing / L. Yu --
Sea Turtles / F.V. Paladino, S.J. Morreale --
Seabird Conservation / J. Burger --
Seabird Foraging Ecology / L.T. Balance, D.G. Ainley, G.L. Hunt Jr. --
Seabird Migration / L.B. Spear --
Seabird Population Dynamics / G.L. Hunt Jr --
Seabird Reproductive Ecology / L.S. Davis, R.J. Cuthbert --
Seabird Responses to Climate Change / David G. Ainley, G.J. Divoky --
Seabirds and Fisheries Interactions / C.J. Camphuysen --
Seabirds as Indicators of Ocean Pollution / W.A. Montevecchi --
Seabirds: An Overview / G.L. Hunt Jr --
Seals / I.L. Boyd --
Seamounts and Off-Ridge Volcanism / R. Batiza --
Seas of Southeast Asia / J.T. Potemra, T. Qu --
Seaweeds and their Mariculture / T. Chopin, M. Sawhney --
Sediment Chronologies / J.K. Cochran --
Sedimentary Record, Reconstruction of Productivity from the / G. Wefer, W.H. Berger --
Seiches / D.C. Chapman, G.S. Giese --
Seismic Reflection Methods for Study of the Water Column / I. Fer, W.S. Holbrook --
Seismic Structure / A. Harding --
Seismology Sensors / L.M. Dorman --
Sensors for Mean Meteorology / K.B. Katsaros --
Sensors for Micrometeorological and Flux Measurements / J.B. Edson --
Shelf Sea and Shelf Slope Fronts / J. Sharples, J.H. Simpson --
Shipping and Ports / H.L. Kite-Powell --
Ships / R.P. Dinsmore --
Single Compound Radiocarbon Measurements / T.I. Eglinton, A. Pearson --
Single Point Current Meters / P. Collar, G. Griffiths --
Sirenians / T.J. O'Shea, J.A. Powell --
Slides, Slumps, Debris Flows, and Turbidity Currents / G. Shanmugam --
Small Pelagic Species Fisheries / R.L. Stephenson, R.K. Smedbol --
Small-scale Patchiness, Models of / D.J. McGillicuddy Jr. --
Small-Scale Physical Processes and Plankton Biology / J.F. Dower, K.L. Denman --
Somali Current / M. Fieux --
Sonar Systems / A.B. Baggeroer --
Southern Ocean Fisheries / I. Everson --
Sphenisciformes / L.S. Davis --
Stable Carbon Isotope Variations in the Ocean / K.K. Turekian --
Storm Surges / R.A. Flather --
Sub Ice-Shelf Circulation and Processes / K.W. Nicholls --
Sub-sea Permafrost / T.E. Osterkamp --
Submarine Groundwater Discharge / W.S. Moore --
Surface Films / W. Alpers --
Surface Gravity and Capillary Waves / W.K. Melville. Temporal Variability of Particle Flux / W. Deuser --
Thermal Discharges and Pollution / T.E.L. Langford --
Three-Dimensional (3D) Turbulence / W.D. Smyth, J.N. Moum --
Tidal Energy / A.M. Gorlov --
Tides / D.T. Pugh --
Tomography / P.F. Worcester --
Topographic Eddies / J.H. Middleton --
Towed Vehicles / I. Helmond --
Trace Element Nutrients / W.G. Sunda --
Tracer Release Experiments / A.J. Watson, J.R. Ledwell --
Tracers of Ocean Productivity / W.J. Jenkins --
Transition Metals and Heavy Metal Speciation / J. Donat, C. Dryden --
Transmissometry and Nephelometry / C. Moore --
Tritium-Helium Dating / W.J. Jenkins --
Tsunami / P.L.-F. Liu --
Turbulence in the Benthic Boundary Layer / R. Lueck, L. St. Laurrent, J.N. Moum --
Turbulence Sensors / N.S. Oakey. Under-Ice Boundary Layer / M.G. McPhee, J.H. Morison --
Upper Ocean Heat and Freshwater Budgets / P.J. Minnett --
Upper Ocean Mean Horizontal Structure / M. Tomczak --
Upper Ocean Mixing Processes / J.N. Moum, W.D. Smyth --
Upper Ocean Structure: Responses to Strong Atmospheric Forcing Events / L.K. Shay --
Upper Ocean Time and Space Variability / D.L. Rudnick --
Upper Ocean Vertical Structure / J. Sprintall, M.F. Cronin --
Upwelling Ecosystems / R.T. Barber --
Uranium-Thorium Decay Series in the Oceans: Overview / M.M.R. van der Loeff --
Uranium-Thorium Series Isotopes in Ocean Profiles / S. Krishnaswami --
Vehicles for Deep Sea Exploration / S.E. Humphris --
Viral and Bacterial Contamination of Beaches / J. Bartram, H. Salas, A. Dufour --
Volcanic Helium / J.E. Lupton --
Vortical Modes / E.L. Kunze. Water Types and Water Masses / W.J. Emery --
Wave Energy / M.E. McCormick, D.R.B. Kraemer --
Wave Generation by Wind / J.A.T. Bye, A.V. Babanin --
Waves on Beaches / R.A. Holman --
Weddell Sea Circulation / E. Fahrbach, A. Beckmann --
Wet Chemical Analyzers / A.R.J. David --
Whitecaps and Foam / E.C. Monahan --
Wind Driven Circulation / P.S. Bogden, C.A. Edwards --
Wind- and Buoyancy-Forced Upper Ocean / M.F. Cronin, J. Sprintall --
Zooplankton Sampling with Nets and Trawls / P.H. Wiebe, M.C. Benfield.
Responsibility: editor in chief, John H. Steele, Karl K. Turekian, and Steve A. Thorpe.

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