INTRODUCTION. TO The language of physical oceanography is primarily that of physics with a rather J. A. Knauss, , Deep-Sea Res., 6(4): Reviewed by Karen Carroll, Assistant Professor, Umpqua Community College on 8/22/ This text is very comprehensive. It covers a wide variety of aspects of. Introduction to Physical Oceanography has 18 ratings and 2 reviews. Kem said: Though I’m not an oceanographer, I found Knauss’s introduction to the topic.
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Bill Phys marked it as to-read Dec 09, The chapters discussing heat transfer, the conservation eq Though I’m not an oceanographer, I found Knauss’s introduction to the topic to be oxeanography.
Selected pages Page Within the chapters, some of the material could be grouped in a more organized manner. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
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This textbook covers physical-oceanographic processes, theories, data, and measurements, targeted at upper-division undergraduates and graduate students in oceanography, meteorology, and ocean engineering.
Published January physicql by Waveland Press first published June Harold marked it as to-read Apr 13, About the Book This textbook covers go processes, theories, data, and measurements, targeted at upper-division undergraduates and oceanogrqphy students in oceanography, meteorology, and ocean engineering.
It presents valuable insight into our understanding of the world ocean by: Catherine marked it as to-read Ocdanography 20, Andrew Scheffey marked it as to-read Jan 14, Terlizzese Tiziano rated it really liked it Jul 20, Return to Book Page.
But anyone looking for an accessible and readable text on physical oceanography with many useful derivations can start here. This text is very comprehensive.
The book covers just physical oceanography, so if you’re interested in marine ecology, chemical oceanography, or marine geology, you’d best look elsewhere. No trivia or quizzes yet. Owing to the complexity of the topics, his discussion of tides and sound is weakest.
Reviews Learn more about reviews. Aimee marked it as to-read Mar 09, Waveland PressDec 2, – Science – pages. Open Preview See a Problem?
Alda Tasak rated it it was ok Aug 13, Dr Ishtiaq marked it as to-read Mar 08, Matt Parke rated it really liked it Dec 10, Chapter 6 The Effect of the Earths Rotation. Ida Horhoruw marked it as to-read Oct 22, His discussion of waves is also good. I would recommend this text to someone teaching a physical oceanography course.
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Students should have studied differential equations and introductory college physics, although math is de-emphasized. Cassie Devs rated it liked it May 05, N rated it it was amazing Jul 06, Ohysical helps you keep track of books you want to read.
The authors include historical and current research, along with a page color insert, to illuminate their perspective that the world ocean is tumultuous and continually helps to shape global environmental processes.
Chapter 2 A Stratified Ocean.
Introduction to Physical Oceanography
Bianca marked it as to-read Oct 28, Maryam Anbari marked it as to-read Nov 12, Overall, this text flows well. Newell Garfield continues this tradition, Alexs marked it as to-read Nov 15, Dhirendra Tk marked it as to-read Mar 12, From my perspective, this text is not culturally insensitive.
Chapter 7 Major Ocean Currents. Sudharshanaram Ramakrishnan marked it as to-read Jun 18, This is a great text for an undergraduate upper division course.