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The Oceans and Climate

The Oceans and Climate

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  • Date Published: January 2004
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521016346

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  • The new edition of this successful textbook has been completely updated, with extensive new material on thermohaline processes in the ocean and their link to both abrupt and longer-term climate change. It will be an appropriate course and reference book for students studying earth and environmental sciences, oceanography, meteorology and climatology. The book will also be useful for students and teachers of geography, physics, chemistry and biology. First Edition Hb (1996): 0-521-45212-0 First Edition Pb (1996): 0-521-58268-7

    • Second edition of a successful textbook with many excellent reviews
    • Established textbook on this topic
    • Comprehensively updated interdisciplinary approach to ocean-atmosphere interaction
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    "...fills an important niche in the undergraduate curriculum dealing with the past, present, and future issues of global change...an important resource for undergraduate courses in a variety of subject disciplines." Choice

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    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: January 2004
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521016346
    • length: 288 pages
    • dimensions: 248 x 174 x 17 mm
    • weight: 0.575kg
    • contains: 203 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    1. The climate system
    2. Physical interaction between the ocean and atmosphere
    3. Chemical interaction of the atmosphere and ocean
    4. Biogeochemical interaction of the atmosphere and ocean
    5. Large-scale air-sea interaction
    6. The ocean and natural climatic variability
    7. The ocean and climatic change
    Appendices
    Glossary
    Bibliography
    Index.

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    • Oceans and Climate
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    Grant R. Bigg, University of Sheffield
    This is preliminary, as he's just about to move jobs: Grant R. Bigg is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia. He was Editor of the Royal Meteorological Society's magazine Weather from 1998 to 2003, and has served on the Council of the Society. He has published over seventy peer-reviewed papers and contributed to popular science magazines such as The Geographical Magazine.

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