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)
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Descrizione libro Springer-Verlag, New York, 1987. Paperback. Condizione libro: Near fine. Octavo in blue wrappers; 710 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.; faintest signs of use to wrappers; a 3" crease to bottom open corner of back cover; previous owner's name neatly written in pen to inside front cover; o/w wrappers are clean; pages are clean, crisp, bright and free of marks and creases; edges of leaves are clean; binding is tight and square; a gently used copy. In English. Near fine copy. Codice libro della libreria 86640