The Science of Ocean Waves: Ripples, Tsunamis, and Stormy Seas

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"Powerful ocean waves fascinate the public, and they have made a lot of news lately." With that indisputable observation, scientist J. B. Zirker takes off on a whirlwind tour of the world of waves-from the "ordinary" waves that constantly churn the sea to the rogues or freaks that can rise up seemingly from nowhere to heights of 20 meters or more... and everything in between. Addressing questions most ocean visitors have had and offering new ones for our consideration, The Science of Ocean Waves explains in accessible ...

The Science of Ocean Waves: Ripples, Tsunamis, and Stormy Seas 2013, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9781421410784

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