Grant R. Bigg The Oceans and Climate

ISBN 13: 9780521815703

The Oceans and Climate

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9780521815703: The Oceans and Climate

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

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The Oceans and Climate introduces the multi-disciplinary controls on air-sea interaction--physical, chemical and biological - and shows how these interact. The new edition of this successful textbook has been completely updated throughout, with extensive new material on thermohaline processes in the ocean and their link to both abrupt and longer-term climate change. It will prove an ideal 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.

About the Author:

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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