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Climate and the oceans /

by Vallis, Geoffrey K.
Series: Princeton primers in climate: Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2012Description: x, 231 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780691150284 (pbk.).Other title: Climate & the oceans.Subject(s): Ocean-atmosphere interaction -- Popular works | Climatic changes -- Popular works | Ocean -- Popular works | Oceanography -- Research -- Popular works
Contents:
Basics of climate -- The oceans : a descriptive overview -- A brief introduction to dynamics -- The ocean circulation -- The ocean's overall role in climate -- Climate variability from weeks to years -- Global warming and the ocean.
Summary: Explores climate and oceans, providing a look at the basics of climate, a descriptive overview of the oceans, a brief introduction to dynamics, and coverage of other related topics.
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Explores climate and oceans, providing a look at the basics of climate, a descriptive overview of the oceans, a brief introduction to dynamics, and coverage of other related topics.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-213) and index.

Basics of climate -- The oceans : a descriptive overview -- A brief introduction to dynamics -- The ocean circulation -- The ocean's overall role in climate -- Climate variability from weeks to years -- Global warming and the ocean.

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