INTRODUCTION. TO The language of physical oceanography is primarily that of physics with a rather J. A. Knauss, , Deep-Sea Res., 6(4): 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. 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.

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This is well-designed for an upper division undergraduate course, but not for use for an introductory oceanography course. Definitions Abbreviations and Conversions.

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Introduction to Physical Oceanography

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No trivia or quizzes yet. 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. Return to Book Page. From my perspective, this text is not culturally insensitive. Appendix A Selected Readings.

Introduction to Physical Oceanography by John A. Knauss

Rajive Krishnan rated it it was amazing Sep 01, It covers a wide variety of aspects of physical oceanography, however it does not include much ocean chemistry.

The Third Edition builds a solid foundation that readers will find straightforward and introducton. Chapter 9 WindGenerated Waves. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Selected pages Page Aimee marked it as to-read Mar 09,