Ocean Circulation and Climate
A 21st century perspective
- Gerold Siedler, Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel, Germany
- Stephen Griffies, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Princeton, NJ, USA
- John Gould, Southampton Oceanography Centre, Southampton, U.K.
- John Church, Centre for Australian Weather and Climate Research, a Partnership between CSIRO and the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart, Australia
This book will be of value to those interested in the global oceans, in climate variability and change, and in the oceanic uptake of anthropogenic carbon, particularly oceanographers, meteorologists, and other climate scientists.
Graduate students, practitioners, researchers in oceanographic fields, atmospheric and meteorological studies.
- Published: November 2013
- Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
- ISBN: 978-0-12-391851-2
"Ocean Circulation and Climate
Table of Contents
Part I: The oceansâ role in the climate system
1 The ocean as a component of the climate system, Thomas F. Stocker
2 Paleoclimatic ocean circulation and sea level changes, Stefan Rahmstorf and Georg Feulner
Part II: Ocean observations
3 In-situ ocean observations: A brief history, present status and future directions, John Gould et al.
4 Remote sensing of the global ocean circulation, Lee-Lueng Fu and Rosemary Morrow
Part III: Ocean processes
5 Exchanges through the ocean surface, Simon A. Josey et al.
6 Thermodynamics of seawater, Trevor J. McDougall et al.
7 Diapycnal mixing processes in the ocean interior, Jennifer MacKinnon et al.
8 Lateral transport in the ocean interior, Baylor Fox-Kemper et al.
9 Global distribution and formation of mode waters, Kevin Speer and Gael Forget
10 Deepwater formation, John L. Bullister et al.
Part IV: Ocean circulation and water masses
11 Conceptual models of the wind-driven and thermohaline circulation, Sybren S. Drijfhout et al.
12 Ocean surface circulation, Nikolai Maximenko et al.
13 Western boundary currents, Shiro Imawaki et al.
14 Currents and processes along the eastern boundaries, P. Ted Strub et al.
15 The tropical ocean circulation and dynamics, Swadhin Behera et al.
16 The marine cryosphere, David M. Holland
17 The Arctic and subarctic oceans/seas, Cecilie Mauritzen et al.
18 Dynamics of the Southern Ocean circulation, Stephen R. Rintoul and Alberto C. Naveira Garabato
19 Interocean and interbasin exchanges, Janet Sprintall et al.
Part V: Modeling the ocean climate system
20 Ocean circulation models and modeling, Stephen M. Griffies and Anne-Marie Treguier
21 Dynamically and kinematically consistent global ocean circulation and ice state estimates, Carl Wunsch and Patrick Heimbach
22 Methods and applications of ocean synthesis in climate research, Andreas Schiller et al.
23 Coupled models and climate projections, Peter R. Gent
24 The oceansâ role in modeling and predicting seasonal-to-interannual climate variations, Ben P. Kirtman et al.
25 The oceansâ role in modeling and predicting decadal climate variations, Mojib Latif
26 Modeling ocean biogeochemical processes and resulting tracer distributions, Christoph Heinze and Marion Gehlen
Part VI: The changing ocean
27 Sea-level and ocean heat-content change, John A. Church et al.
28 Long-term salinity changes and implications for the global water cycle, Paul J. Durack et al.
29 Ocean heat transport, Alison Macdonald and Molly Baringer
30 The marine carbon cycle and ocean carbon inventories, Toste Tanhua et al.
31 Marine ecosystems, biogeochemistry, and climate, Scott C. Doney