Principles of Ocean Physics, 38


  • John Apel, Johns Hopkins University, Laurel, Maryland


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


Book information

  • Published: January 1987
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-058866-4

Table of Contents

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.