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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It presents valuable insight into our yo of the world ocean by: 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.

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Introduction to Physical Oceanography by John A. Knauss

Published January 1st by Waveland Press first published June Table of Contents Chapter 1: Trivia About Introduction to P Harold marked it as to-read Apr 13, Fernando Ribeiro marked it as to-read Apr 07, Chapter 10 Tides and Other Waves.

Chapter 6 The Effect of the Earths Rotation. On a large scale, this text was well-organized into chapters. Matt Parke rated it really liked it Dec 10, Though I’m not an oceanographer, I found Knauss’s introduction to the topic to be excellent.


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From my perspective, this text introdcution not culturally insensitive. Mutiara is currently reading it Mar 07, Comments This is a great text for an undergraduate upper division course.

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Introduction to Physical Oceanography

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Charina Lyn marked it as to-read Sep 04, Unknown Bindingpages. Alda Tasak rated it it was ok Aug 13, Emmanuel Boamah mensah marked it as to-read Sep 08, The book covers just physical oceanography, so if you’re interested in marine ecology, chemical oceanography, or marine geology, you’d best look elsewhere.

Written by a scholar in the field, this book gives an introduction to physical oceanography and covers fundamental topics of interest to biologists, chemists, geologists, and physical oceanographers.

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