Ocean Currents: Physical Drivers in a Changing World (Paperback)

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Ocean Currents of the World: Physical Drivers in a Changing World opens with an introduction to ocean currents, covering basic principles of cause and effect, measurement and modeling, etc. The book is made up of a sequence of chapters covering distinct aspects of contrasting ocean currents: broad and slow, deep and shallow, narrow and swift, large-scale and small-scale, low latitudes and high latitudes, and moving in horizontal and vertical planes. Through this approach, the authors cover a range of applications, from local to global, with considerable geographical context. Each chapter concludes with an assignment and accompanying resource, thus helping readers apply the information.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780128160596
ISBN-10: 0128160594
Publisher: Elsevier
Publication Date: June 25th, 2021
Pages: 554
Language: English