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Title Ocean circulation and climate : observing and modelling the global ocean / edited by Gerold Siedler, John Church, John Gould.
Imprint San Diego : Academic Press, [2001]
©2001

Series This is volume 77 in the International geophysics series
International geophysics series ; v. 77.
Subject World Ocean Circulation Experiment.
Ocean circulation.
Ocean-atmosphere interaction.
Alt Name Siedler, Gerold.
Church, John, 1951-
Gould, W. John (William John), 1942-
Add Title Ocean circulation & climate
Series This is volume 77 in the International geophysics series
International geophysics series ; v. 77.
Subject World Ocean Circulation Experiment.
Ocean circulation.
Ocean-atmosphere interaction.
Alt Name Siedler, Gerold.
Church, John, 1951-
Gould, W. John (William John), 1942-
Add Title Ocean circulation & climate
Description 1 online resource (xix, 715 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 603-685) and index.
Contents Front Cover; Ocean Circulation and Climate: Observing and Modelling the Global Ocean; Copyright Page; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgment; Section 1: The Ocean and Climate; Section 2: Observations and Models; Section 3: New Ways of Observing the Ocean; Section 4: The Global Flow Field; Section 5: Formation and Transport of Water Masses; Section 6: Large-Scale Ocean Transports; Section 7: Insights for the Future; References; Acronyms, abbreviations and terms; Index.
Summary The book represents all the knowledge we currently have on ocean circulation. It presents an up-to-date summary of the state of the science relating to the role of the oceans in the physical climate system. The book is structured to guide the reader through the wide range of World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE) science in a consistent way. Cross-references between contributors have been added, and the book has a comprehensive index and unified reference list. The book is simple to read, at the undergraduate level. It was written by the best scientists in the world who have collaborated to.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780080491974 (electronic bk.)
0080491979 (electronic bk.)
9780126413519
0126413517
OCLC # 156788726
Additional Format Print version: Ocean circulation and climate. San Diego : Academic Press, ©2001 0126413517 9780126413519 (DLC) 00106870 (OCoLC)46393250