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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Introduction to Physical Oceanography

Introduction to Physical Oceanography John A. Maryam Anbari marked it as to-read Nov 12, Selected pages Page Chapter 2 A Stratified Ocean.

Chapter 10 Tides and Other Waves. From my perspective, this text is not culturally insensitive. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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Published January 1st by Waveland Press first published June It pushes the reader forward and does seems organized in a logical pattern. Table of Contents Chapter 1: Bill Phys marked it as to-read Dec 09, Sreejith rated it really liked it Sep 29, About the Book This textbook covers physical-oceanographic processes, theories, data, and measurements, targeted at upper-division undergraduates and graduate students in oceanography, meteorology, and ocean engineering.


The chapters discussing heat transfer, the conservation equations, and the equations of motion are excellent and illustrative.

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Ida Horhoruw marked it as to-read Oct 22, Unknown Bindingpages. It would need to be updated on a regular basis to stay current with the field.