Elements of Physical Oceanography
A derivative of the Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences
- John Steele, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
- Steve Thorpe, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, and Bangor University, U.K.
- Karl Turekian, Yale University, Connecticut, USA
Elements of Physical Oceanography is a derivative of the Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, 2nd Edition and serves as an important reference on current physical oceanography knowledge and expertise in one convenient and accessible source. Its selection of articles?all written by experts in their field?focuses on ocean physics, air-sea transfers, waves, mixing, ice, and the processes of transfer of properties such as heat, salinity, momentum and dissolved gases, within and into the ocean. Elements of Physical Oceanography serves as an ideal reference for topical research.
professionals, researchers, and graduate students in the marine sciences