The Ocean Circulation Inverse Problem by Carl WunschThe Ocean Circulation Inverse Problem by Carl Wunsch

The Ocean Circulation Inverse Problem

byCarl Wunsch

Hardcover | June 13, 1996

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This book addresses the problem of inferring the state of ocean circulation, understanding it dynamically, and forecasting it through a quantitative combination of theory and observation. It focuses on so-called inverse methods and related methods of statistical inference. The author considers both time-independent and time-dependent problems, including Gauss-Markov estimation, sequential estimators and adjoint/Pontryagin principle methods. This book is intended for use as a graduate level text for students of oceanography and related fields. It will also be of interest to working physical oceanographers.
Title:The Ocean Circulation Inverse ProblemFormat:HardcoverDimensions:458 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 1.06 inPublished:June 13, 1996Publisher:Cambridge University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521480906

ISBN - 13:9780521480901

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Table of Contents

Preface; Notation; 1. Introduction; 2. Physics of the ocean circulation; 3. Basic machinery; 4. The steady ocean circulation inverse problem; 5. Additional useful methods; 6. The time-dependent inverse problem; References.

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This book addresses the problem of inferring the state of the ocean circulation, understanding it dynamically, and even forecasting it through a quantitative combination of theory and observation. It focuses on so-called inverse methods and related methods of statistical inference.

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"Wunsch has nicely met his objectives of producing an extensive discussion of finite-dimensional inverse methods applied to the ocean circulation inverse problem. Practitioners of inverse methods will find it an important contribution to their bookshelves because of the range of topics and the extensive bibliography. Researchers and graduate students in physical oceanography will find it a unique introduction to inverse methods with a healthy dose of critical scientific method." Philip Bogden, American Meteorological Society Bulletin