Introductory Dynamical Oceanography (Pergamon International Library of Science, Technology, Engineering and Social Studies)

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9780080287287: Introductory Dynamical Oceanography (Pergamon International Library of Science, Technology, Engineering and Social Studies)

Presents the basic objectives, procedures and successes and states some of the present limitations of dynamical oceanography and its relations to descriptive physical oceanography. The first edition has been thoroughly updated. While self-contained it is complementary to Descriptive Physical Oceanography, 4th edition (by Pickard & Emery).

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George Pickard (1913-2007) was a Professor of Oceanography at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and was Director of the UBC Institute of Oceanography from 1958 to 1978. He received his B.A. and his Ph.D. in physics from Oxford. He was appointed to the UBC physics department after service in WWII. George was a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Royal Society of Canada, and the National Geographic Society.

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Independent review of the first edition
Robert S. Arthur, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Clearly the best choice for entry level graduate students.
Professor Stephen P Murray Department of Geophysics Louisiana State University, Baton Rougk, USA

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