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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On a large scale, this text was well-organized into chapters.
Introduction to Physical Oceanography by John A. Knauss
Bianca marked it as to-read Oct 28, Kaspar rated it liked it May 10, My library Help Advanced Book Search. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The chapters discussing heat transfer, the conservation eq Though I’m not an oceanographer, I found Knauss’s introduction to the topic to be excellent.
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Chapter 7 Major Ocean Currents. It covers a wide variety of aspects of physical oceanography, however it does not include much ocean chemistry. Overall, it’s fascinating to learn how small differences in salinity, temperature, and density drive so much of the dynamics of knaus Earth’s oceans.
Just a moment while we sign you knajss to your Goodreads account. Open Preview See a Problem? Arjun marked it as to-read May 04, This is a great text for an undergraduate upper division course.
The book covers just physical oceanography, so if you’re interested in marine ecology, chemical oceanography, or marine geology, you’d best look elsewhere.
Chapter 6 The Effect of the Earths Rotation. Refresh and try again.
Madhusmita Swain added it Feb 10, Matt Parke rated it really liked it Dec 10, The Third Edition builds a solid foundation that readers will find straightforward and lucid. Reza marked it as to-read Sep 24, Bill Phys marked it as to-read Dec 09, All of the chapters have the same “voice” and the descriptions and examples are written at an equal level of knowledge.
Introduction to Physical Oceanography
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Introduction to Physical Oceanography by John A. It pushes the reader forward and does seems organized in a logical pattern.
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