Physical Oceanography of the Frontal Zones in Sub-Arctic Seas - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444516862, 9780080538891

Physical Oceanography of the Frontal Zones in Sub-Arctic Seas, Volume 71

1st Edition

Authors: A.G. Kostianoy J.C.J. Nihoul V.B. Rodionov
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444516862
eBook ISBN: 9780080538891
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 2nd October 2004
Page Count: 326
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Table of Contents

Preface.

  1. Terminology, definitions, basic characteristics and methods of investigation.
  2. Brief history of exploration and oceanographic investigations in the Subarctic Seas.
  3. Frontal zones in the Norwegian and Greenland Seas.
  4. Frontal zones in the Barents and White Seas.
  5. Frontal zones in the Bering Sea.
  6. Structure of hydrophysical fields inside frontal zones.
  7. Mesoscale processes responsible for the internal structure of frontal zones. Conclusions. References. Key to abbreviations.

Description

Preface.

  1. Terminology, definitions, basic characteristics and methods of investigation.
  2. Brief history of exploration and oceanographic investigations in the Subarctic Seas.
  3. Frontal zones in the Norwegian and Greenland Seas.
  4. Frontal zones in the Barents and White Seas.
  5. Frontal zones in the Bering Sea.
  6. Structure of hydrophysical fields inside frontal zones.
  7. Mesoscale processes responsible for the internal structure of frontal zones. Conclusions. References. Key to abbreviations.

Readership

Academics, graduate students and researchers in oceanography and marine sciences.


Details

No. of pages:
326
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080538891
Hardcover ISBN:
9780444516862

Reviews

"A lot of figures, satellite images, schemes and tables with the results of the observations and calculations provide a good support to the vivid language of the book, making it easy to understand." -Mikhail Emelianov, in SCIENTIA MARINA @qu: "Anyone interested in the subarctic seas of the Atlantic and Pacific will find this book useful, and it is written at a level that can be understood by the non-specialist." @source: OCEANOGRAPHY


About the Authors

A.G. Kostianoy Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

J.C.J. Nihoul Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Liege University, Belgium

V.B. Rodionov Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia