The Nordic Seas

  • Burton G. Hurdle

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages iii-xiv
  2. Stuart G. Gathman
    Pages 1-20
  3. Peter Wadhams
    Pages 21-86
  4. Ola M. Johannessen
    Pages 103-128
  5. James H. Swift
    Pages 129-154
  6. Burton G. Hurdle
    Pages 155-182
  7. Herman G. Gade
    Pages 183-190
  8. Ernst W. Schwiderski
    Pages 191-210
  9. R. K. Perry
    Pages 211-236
  10. O. M. Johannessen, J. A. Johannessen, S. Sandven, K. L. Davidson
    Pages 665-680
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 681-777

About this book

Introduction

" ... as soon as one has traversed the greater part of the wild sea, one comes upon such a huge quantity of ice that nowhere in the whole world has the like been known." "This ice is of a wonderful nature. It lies at times quite still, as one would expect, with openings or large fjords in it; but sometimes its movement is so strong and rapid as to equal that of a ship running before the wind, and it drifts against the wind as often as with it." Kongespeilet - 1250 A.D. ("The Mirror of Kings") Modern societies require increasing amounts influence on the water mass and on the resulting of scientific information about the environment total environment of the region; therefore, cer­ tain of its characteristics will necessarily be in whieh they live and work. For the seas this information must describe the air above the sea, included.

Keywords

environment formation water wind

Editors and affiliations

  • Burton G. Hurdle
    • 1
  1. 1.Naval Research LaboratoryUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-8035-5
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York 1986
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4615-8037-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-8035-5
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