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Applied Stochastic Hydrogeology

Applied Stochastic Hydrogeology

Yoram Rubin

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195138047
eISBN:
9780197561676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195138047.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

Stochastic Subsurface Hydrogeology is the study of subsurface, geological heterogeneity, and its effects on flow and transport process, using probabilistic and geostatistical ... More

Atmosphere-Ocean Interaction

Atmosphere-Ocean Interaction

Eric B. Kraus and Joost A. Businger

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195066180
eISBN:
9780197560204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195066180.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

With both the growing importance of integrating studies of air-sea interaction and the interest in the general problem of global warming, the appearance of the second edition of ... More

The Biology of Coastal Sand Dunes

The Biology of Coastal Sand Dunes

M. Anwar Maun

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198570356
eISBN:
9780191916731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198570356.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

Coastal zones are becoming increasingly topical (and politically sensitive) as they face relentless pressures from urban expansion, recreational development and sea level rise due ... More

Continental Shelf LimitsThe Scientific and Legal Interface

Continental Shelf Limits: The Scientific and Legal Interface

Peter J. Cook and Chris Carleton (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195117820
eISBN:
9780197561218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195117820.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

Article 76 of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea lays down the rules and regulations governing claims to a continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles for the 130 ... More

Deltas and HumansA Long Relationship now Threatened by Global Change

Deltas and Humans: A Long Relationship now Threatened by Global Change

Thomas S. Bianchi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199764174
eISBN:
9780197563083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199764174.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

Humans have had a long relationship with the ebb and flow of tides on river deltas around the world. The fertile soils of river deltas provided early human civilizations with a ... More

Ecology of Marine SedimentsFrom Science to Management

Ecology of Marine Sediments: From Science to Management

John S. Gray and Michael Elliott

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198569015
eISBN:
9780191916717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198569015.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

Marine sediments provide the largest habitat on planet earth, yet knowledge of the structure and function of their flora and fauna continues to be poorly described in current ... More

GlaciersThe Politics of Ice

Glaciers: The Politics of Ice

Jorge Daniel Taillant

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199367252
eISBN:
9780197562925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199367252.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

Though not traditionally thought of as strategic natural resources, glaciers are a crucial part of our global ecosystem playing a fundamental role in the sustaining of life around ... More

Ocean Acidification

Ocean Acidification

Jean-Pierre Gattuso and Lina Hansson (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199591091
eISBN:
9780191918001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199591091.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

The ocean helps moderate climate change thanks to its considerable capacity to store CO2, through the combined actions of ocean physics, chemistry, and biology. This storage ... More

Ocean Optics

Ocean Optics

Richard W. Spinrad, Kendall L. Carder, and Mary Jane Perry (eds)

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195068436
eISBN:
9780197560235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195068436.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

Since the publication of Jerlov's classic volume on optical oceanography in 1968, the ability to predict or model the submarine light field, given measurements of the inherent ... More

Renewable Energy from the OceanA Guide to OTEC

Renewable Energy from the Ocean: A Guide to OTEC

William H. Avery and Chih Wu

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195071993
eISBN:
9780197560242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195071993.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

Scientists and engineers around the world are striving to develop new sources of energy. One source, ocean thermal energy conversion, has virtually unlimited potential. It is ... More

Vadose Zone HydrologyCutting Across Disciplines

Vadose Zone Hydrology: Cutting Across Disciplines

Marc B. Parlange and Jan W. Hopmans

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195109900
eISBN:
9780197561058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195109900.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

The vadose zone is the region between ground level and the upper limits of soil fully saturated with water. Hydrology in the zone is complex: nonlinear physical, chemical, and ... More

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