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

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Chapter 7 Major Ocean Currents. Owing to the complexity of the topics, his discussion of tides and sound is weakest. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. 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. But anyone looking for an accessible and readable text on physical oceanography with many useful derivations can start here.


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Introduction to Physical Oceanography by John A. Knauss

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Be the first to ask a question about Introduction to Physical Oceanography. Chapter 10 Tides and Other Waves. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Anvesh Bogavelly rated it really liked it Aug 26, Comments This kauss a great text for an undergraduate upper division course.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Fernando Ribeiro marked it as to-read Apr 07, About the Book This textbook covers physical-oceanographic processes, theories, data, and measurements, targeted at oceahography undergraduates and graduate students in oceanography, meteorology, and ocean engineering. Annie Persson marked it as to-read Feb 19, Chapter 6 The Effect of the Earths Rotation.


Armando Hernandez lopez marked it as physicall Mar 12, Chapter 5 Equations of Motion. All of the chapters have the same “voice” and the descriptions and examples are written at an equal level of knowledge.

This text contains current information and examples as of today. 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. The Third Edition builds a solid foundation that readers will find straightforward and lucid. Waveland PressDec 2, – Science – pages.

A Voyage of Phyeical. Within the chapters, some of the material could be grouped in a more organized manner. My library Help Advanced Book Search.