Principles of Ocean Physics, 38 book cover

Principles of Ocean Physics, 38

Physicists, graduate students, and scientists from allied disciplines working on specific aspects of the marine environment such as dynamics or optics.

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International Geophysics

Paperback, 634 pages

Published: January 1987

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-058866-4


  • Preface. Acknowledgements. Physical Oceanography. Forcing Functions and Responses. Hydrodynamic Equations of the Sea. Thermodynamics and Energy Relations. Geophysical Fluid Dynamics I. Waves and Tides. Geophysical Fluid Dynamics II. Currents and Circulation. Acoustical Oceanography. Electromagnetics and the Sea. Optics of the Sea. Fundamental Physical Constants. Astronomical and Geodetic Parameters. Representative Values for Oceanic and Atmospheric Parameters. Electrical Parameters. Dimensionless Numbers for Fluids. Index.


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