2012

Ocean Dynamics

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ISBN: 978-3-642-23449-1 (Print) 978-3-642-23450-7 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

  2. Fundamental Laws

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 3-24

      Preliminaries

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 25-105

      Conservation Laws for Moving Fluids

  3. Common Approximations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 107-108

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 109-116

      Approximations Derived from Mode Filtering

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      Pages 117-136

      Approximations Relating to Density Changes and Geometric Conditions

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 137-157

      Geostrophic and Quasi-Geostrophic Motions

  4. Ocean waves

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 159-160

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      Pages 161-177

      Sound Waves

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      Pages 179-210

      Gravity Waves

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 211-286

      Long Waves

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 287-306

      Lagrangian Theory of Ocean Waves

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 307-331

      Forced Waves

  5. Oceanic Turbulence and Eddies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 333-335

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 337-367

      Small-Scale Turbulence

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      Pages 369-429

      Geostrophic Turbulence

  6. Aspects of Ocean Circulation Theory

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 431-432

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 433-444

      Forcing of the Ocean

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 445-486

      The Wind-Driven Circulation

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 487-560

      The Meridional Overturning of the Oceans

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 561-628

      The Circulation of the Southern Ocean

  7. Appendix

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 629-629

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 631-662

      Mathematical Basics

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 663-686

      Models of the Ocean Circulation

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 687-708