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Geophysical Fluid Dynamics

Authors: Pedlosky, Joseph

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This second edition of the widely acclaimed Geophysical Fluid Dynamics by Joseph Pedlosky offers the reader a high-level, unified treatment of the theory of the dynamics of large-scale motions of the oceans and atmosphere. Revised and updated, it includes expanded discussions of * the fundamentals of geostrophic turbulence * the theory of wave-mean flow interaction * thermocline theory * finite amplitude barocline instability.

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"The author has done a masterful job in presenting the theory with the necessary mathematical foundation, while keeping the physical aspects in clear view ... it is an outstanding introduction to a complex and important subject." (GEOPHYSICS)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $79.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4612-4650-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $99.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-0-387-96387-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
Authors
Copyright
1987
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-4612-4650-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4612-4650-3
Softcover ISBN
978-0-387-96387-7
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XIV, 710
Additional Information
Originally published as a monograph
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