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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Knauss does a good job with his derivations.

Ryan rated it really liked it Sep 02, The chapters discussing heat transfer, the conservation eq Though I’m not an oceanographer, I found Knauss’s introduction to the topic to be excellent. Unknown Bindingpages.

Introduction to Physical Oceanography

Madhusmita Swain added it Feb 10, Overall, it’s fascinating to learn how small differences in salinity, temperature, and density drive so much of the dynamics of the Earth’s oceans. Bill Phys marked it as to-read Dec 09, Aimee marked it as to-read Mar 09, Within the chapters, some of the material could be grouped in a more organized manner.

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N rated it it was amazing Jul 06, Read this book PDF. Fernando Ribeiro marked it as to-read Apr 07, Ida Horhoruw marked it as to-read Oct 22, Written by a scholar in the field, this book gives an introduction to physical oceanography and covers fundamental topics of interest to biologists, chemists, geologists, and physical oceanographers.

Annie Persson marked it as to-read Feb 19, Reviews Learn more about reviews. Overall, this text flows well.

Students should have studied differential equations and introductory college physics, although math is de-emphasized. Thanks for telling us about ohysical problem. Alexs marked it as to-read Nov 15, The book covers just physical oceanography, so if you’re interested in marine ecology, chemical oceanography, or marine geology, you’d best look elsewhere.

Arjun marked it as to-read May 04, All of the chapters have the same “voice” and the descriptions and examples are written at an equal level of knowledge. Oceanographh January 1st by Waveland Press first published June Dr Ishtiaq marked it as to-read Mar 08, Want to Read saving…. Rajive Krishnan rated it it was amazing Sep 01, Open Preview See a Problem?

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Emmanuel Boamah mensah marked it as to-read Introfuction 08, I would recommend this text to someone teaching a physical oceanography course. This is a great text for an undergraduate upper division course.

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