By Geoffrey K. Vallis

ISBN-10: 0521849691

ISBN-13: 9780521849692

Fluid dynamics is prime to our figuring out of the ambience and oceans. even if a number of the comparable rules of fluid dynamics follow to either the ambience and oceans, textbooks are likely to pay attention to the ambience, the sea, or the idea of geophysical fluid dynamics (GFD). This textbook presents a entire unified remedy of atmospheric and oceanic fluid dynamics. The booklet introduces the basics of geophysical fluid dynamics, together with rotation and stratification, vorticity and strength vorticity, and scaling and approximations. It discusses baroclinic and barotropic instabilities, wave-mean circulation interactions and turbulence, and the overall movement of the ambience and ocean. scholar difficulties and workouts are integrated on the finish of every bankruptcy. Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics: basics and Large-Scale movement may be a useful graduate textbook on complex classes in GFD, meteorology, atmospheric technology and oceanography, and a very good overview quantity for researchers. extra assets can be found at

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