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Marshall, John, 1954-
Atmosphere, ocean, and climate dynamics : an introductory text / John Marshall and R. Alan Plumb
Amsterdam ; Burlington, Mass. : Elsevier Academic Press, c2008
book jacket
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 4th Floor  QC880.4.A8 M348 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Atmospheric circulation
Ocean-atmosphere interaction
Ocean circulation
Fluid dynamics
Atmospheric thermodynamics
Physical Description xx, 319 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-305) and index
Contents Characteristics of the atmosphere -- The global energy balance -- The vertical structure of the atmosphere -- Convection -- The meridional structure of the atmosphere -- The equations of fluid motion -- Balanced flow -- The general circulation of the atmosphere -- The ocean and its circulation -- The wind-driven circulation -- The thermohaline circulation of the ocean -- Climate and climate variability
Series International geophysics series
Alternate Author Plumb, R. Alan, 1948-

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