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Atmosphere and Ocean A Physical Introduction

ISBN-10: 0471962163

ISBN-13: 9780471962168

Edition: 2nd 1997 (Revised)

Authors: Neil Wells

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Wells brings together the diverse concepts and ideas of meteorologists, atmospheric physicists and oceanographers into a single coherent account of the fluid environment, placing the emphasis on the physical mechanisms rather than the mathematics.
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Book details

List price: $129.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/4/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 404
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Preface to the Second Edition
The Earth within the Solar System
Composition and Physical Properties of the Ocean and Atmosphere
Radiation, Temperature and Stability
Water in the Atmosphere
Global Budgets of Heat, Water and Salt
Observations of Winds and Currents
The Influence of the Earth's Rotation on Fluid Motion
Waves and Tides
Energy Transfer in the Ocean - Atmosphere System
Climate Variability and Predictability
Glossary
General Reading
Further Reading and References
Figure Sources
Standard International (SI) Units
SI Unit Prefixes
Index