An Introduction to Ocean Dynamics
Navale Pandharinath
  • ISBN : 9789387593077
  • year : 2018
  • language : English
  • binding : Hardbound
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Contents: 1. The Oceans. 2. Ocean Currents. 3. Geophysical Properties of Oceans and Earth. 4. Distribution of Temperature. 5. Ocean Mixed Layer and Thermocline 6. Stability 7. Oceanic Heat Budget. 8. Friction and Turbulence 9. Fluid Statics. 10. Fluid Dynamics. 11. Equation of Continuity or Conservation of Mass 12. Equations of Motion 13. Fields 14. Ekman Layer – Introduction. 15. Wind Driven Ocean Circulation. 16. Geostrophic Motion 17. The Vorticity in Ocean. 18. Geophysical Hydrodynamics. 19. The Deep Ocean Circulation. 20. The Role of Ocean in Climate Fluctuation. 21. The Sun 22. The EarthAtmospheric System 23. Impact of the Ocean on Climate. 24. Geological Time Scale. 25. Ocean Waves. 26. Tides. 27. Numerical Models. The book is written to meets the needs of post graduate students who opt special subjects of ocean and atmospheric sciences and oceanography, ocean engineering. These students have different back grieved, require self study like physical and basic dynamic ocean back ground and this aspect fully meets – First seven chapters are dealt with physical oceanography and the remainder deals with dynamics of ocean.