Numerical Models of Oceans and Oceanic Processes

Carol Anne Clayson , Lakshmi H. Kantha

Numerical ocean models play an important role in increasing our ability to comprehend oceanic processes, monitor the state of the oceans, and to a limited extent, even predict their future state. This book surveys this field and brings together a discussion of salient oceanic dynamics and processes, numerical solution methods, and ocean models.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins : Foreword by Kirk Bryan, Preface, Prologue 1. Introduction to Ocean Dynamics 2. Introduction to Numerical Solutions 3. Equatorial Dynamics and Reduced Gravity Models 4. Midlatitude Dynamics and Quasi-Geostrophic Models 5. High-Latitude Dynamics and Sea-Ice Modeling 6. Tides and Tidal Modeling 7. Coastal Dynamics and Barotropic Models 8. Data and Data Processing 9. Sigma-Coordinate Regional and Coastal Models 10. Multilevel Basin Scale and Global Models 11. Layered and Isopycnal Models 12. Ice-Ocean Coupled Models 13. Ocean-Atmosphere Coupled Models 14. Data Assimilation and Nowcasts / Forecasts Appendix A: Equations of State; Appendix B: Wavelet Transforms; Appendix C: Empirical Orthogonal Functions and Empirical Normal Modes; Appendix D: Units and Constants References, Biographies, Index.
  • Data Publicarii : 08 Aug 2000
  • Format : Hardback
  • Numar pagini : 750
  • ISBN : 9780124340688
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