INTRODUCTION. TO The language of physical oceanography is primarily that of physics with a rather J. A. Knauss, , Deep-Sea Res., 6(4): 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. 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.

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This text contains current information and examples as of today. Charina Lyn marked it as to-read Sep 04, Introduction to Physical Oceanography John A.

Introduction to Physical Oceanography

It would need to be updated on a regular basis to stay current with the field. Ida Horhoruw marked it as to-read Oct 22, Third Edition John A.

On a large scale, this text was well-organized into chapters. It covers a wide variety of aspects of physical oceanography, however it does not include much intrroduction chemistry. Chapter 7 Major Ocean Currents. His discussion of waves is also good.


Lists oceanogrxphy This Book. Jeffry marked it as to-read Sep 30, This textbook covers physical-oceanographic processes, theories, data, and measurements, targeted at upper-division undergraduates and graduate students in oceanography, meteorology, and ocean engineering. Sean rated it really liked it Dec 15, Bianca marked it as to-read Oct 28, Within the chapters, some of the material could be grouped in a more organized manner.

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Though I’m not an oceanographer, I found Knauss’s introduction to the topic to be excellent. Definitions Abbreviations and Conversions.

It presents valuable insight into our understanding of the world ocean by: Apr tl, Kem White rated it really liked it. Appendix A Selected Readings.

Kirsten marked it as to-read Apr 29, Arjun marked it as to-read May 04, This is a great text introduuction an undergraduate upper division course. Written by a scholar in the field, this book gives an introduction to physical oceanography and covers fundamental topics of tp to biologists, chemists, geologists, and physical oceanographers. Matt Parke rated it really liked it Dec 10, Contents Chapter 1 Overview. It pushes the reader forward and does seems organized in a logical pattern.


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Fernando Ribeiro marked it as to-read Apr 07, No trivia or quizzes yet. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The site for the text appears to be down for both the pdf and the web version as I write this.

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