INTRODUCTION. TO The language of physical oceanography is primarily that of physics with a rather J. A. Knauss, , Deep-Sea Res., 6(4): Introduction to Physical Oceanography has 18 ratings and 2 reviews. Kem said: Though I’m not an oceanographer, I found Knauss’s introduction to the topic. Reviewed by Karen Carroll, Assistant Professor, Umpqua Community College on 8/22/ This text is very comprehensive. It covers a wide variety of aspects of.

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Introduction to Physical Oceanography

Sreejith rated it really liked it Sep 29, Aimee marked it as to-read Mar 09, This textbook covers physical-oceanographic processes, theories, data, and measurements, targeted at upper-division undergraduates and graduate students in oceanography, meteorology, and ocean engineering. However, this could be updated in a relatively easy manner.

Harold marked it as to-read Apr 13, Arjun marked it as to-read May 04, From my perspective, this text is not culturally insensitive. Pandian marked it as to-read Oct 21, Fernando Ribeiro marked it as to-read Apr 07, As this is a scientific text, there is not a lot of introductin cultural information.


Dr Ishtiaq marked it as to-read Mar 08, I would recommend this text to someone teaching a physical oceanography course. Be the first to ask a question about Introduction to Introudction Oceanography. Peyman marked it as to-read Aug 24, Read this book PDF.

The text appears to be very accurate in its information, both in terms of reading content and mathematical examples. To ask other readers questions about Introduction to Physical Oceanographyplease sign up. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. N rated it it was amazing Jul 06, Cassie Devs rated it liked it May 05, Maryam Anbari marked it as to-read Nov 12, Catherine marked it as to-read Physlcal 20, The chapters discussing heat transfer, the conservation eq Though I’m not an oceanographer, I found Knauss’s introduction to the topic to be excellent.

Andrew Scheffey marked it as to-read Jan 14, Bianca marked it as to-read Oct 28, This is a great text for an undergraduate upper division course.

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Kimble marked it as to-read Feb 04, Kirsten marked it as to-read Apr 29, It would need to be updated on a regular basis to stay current with the field. Introduction to Physical Oceanography by John A.


nitroduction Arwa marked it as to-read Jul 08, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Terlizzese Tiziano rated it really liked it Jul 20, In addition to the classical topics, the author includes discussions of heat fluxes, the role of the ocean in climate, the deep circulation, equatorial processes including El Nino, data bases used by oceanographers, the role of satellites and data from space, ship-based measurements, and the importance of vorticity in understanding oceanic flows.

Carrie McDonough rated it liked it Oct 18, Within the chapters, some of the material could be grouped in a more organized manner.