INTRODUCTION. TO The language of physical oceanography is primarily that of physics with a rather J. A. Knauss, , Deep-Sea Res., 6(4): Introduction to Physical Oceanography has 18 ratings and 2 reviews. Kem said: Though I’m not an oceanographer, I found Knauss’s introduction to the topic. Reviewed by Karen Carroll, Assistant Professor, Umpqua Community College on 8/22/ This text is very comprehensive. It covers a wide variety of aspects of.
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Ida Knausz marked it as to-read Oct 22, About the Book This textbook covers physical-oceanographic processes, theories, data, and measurements, targeted at upper-division undergraduates and graduate students in oceanography, meteorology, and ocean engineering.
However, this could be updated in a relatively easy manner. Andrew Scheffey marked it as to-read Jan 14, Kenneth Selger rated it really liked it Dec 07, A Voyage of Discovery.
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This is a great text for an undergraduate upper division course. Reza marked it as to-read Sep 24, The book covers just physical oceanography, so if you’re interested in marine ecology, chemical oceanography, or marine geology, you’d best look elsewhere.
Armando Hernandez lopez marked it as to-read Mar 12, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Overall, this text flows well. Anvesh Bogavelly rated it really liked it Aug 26, Bianca marked it as to-read Oct 28, It would need to be updated on a regular basis to stay current with the field.
Read this book PDF. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. All of the chapters have the same “voice” and the descriptions and examples are written at an equal level of knowledge.
Comments This is a great text for an undergraduate upper division course. Koko rated it really liked it Mar 27, Table of Contents Chapter 1: Arwa marked it as to-read Jul 08, I would recommend this text to someone teaching a physical oceanography course.
Lists with This Book. Students should have studied differential equations and introductory college physics, although math is de-emphasized. Rajive Krishnan rated it it was amazing Sep 01, His discussion of waves is also good. Owing to the complexity of the topics, his discussion of tides and sound is weakest. This text is very comprehensive.
Introduction to Physical Oceanography
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This is well-designed for an upper division undergraduate course, but not for use for an introductory oceanography course. N rated it it was amazing Jul 06, It covers a wide variety of aspects of physical oceanography, however it does not include much ocean chemistry.
But anyone looking for an accessible and readable text on physical oceanography with many useful derivations can start here. Kimble marked it as to-read Feb 04, Arjun introducton it as to-read May 04, This textbook covers physical-oceanographic processes, theories, data, and measurements, targeted at upper-division undergraduates and graduate students in oceanography, meteorology, and ocean engineering.