Dynamical Oceanography

byHenk A. Dijkstra

Paperback | October 19, 2010

Dynamical Oceanography by Henk A. Dijkstra
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This textbook provides a mathematical introduction to the theory of large-scale ocean circulation. It is accessible for readers with an elementary knowledge of mathematics and physics, including continuum mechanics and solution methods for ordinary differential equations.

At the end of each chapter several exercises are formulated. Many of these are aimed to further develop methodological skills and to get familiar with the physical concepts. New material is introduced in only a few of these exercises. Fully worked out answers to all exercises can be downloaded from the book's web site.

Henk A. Dijkstra is professor of dynamical oceanography at the Institute for Marine and Atmospheric research Utrecht (IMAU) at the Department of Physics and Astronomy of Utrecht University, the Netherlands. After graduating in applied mathematics at the University of Groningen in 1984. During his Ph.D. he worked in Groningen on a Space...
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Title:Dynamical OceanographyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:407 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inShipping dimensions:407 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inPublished:October 19, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3642095259

ISBN - 13:9783642095252

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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