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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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Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STR-0387903682
Book Description Springer, 1984. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110387903682
Book Description Springer, 1984. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0387903682