The Near-Surface Layer of the Ocean

Structure, Dynamics and Applications

  • Alexander Soloviev
  • Roger Lukas

Part of the Atmospheric and Oceanographic Sciences Library book series (ATSL, volume 48)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxviii
  2. Alexander Soloviev, Roger Lukas
    Pages 1-69
  3. Alexander Soloviev, Roger Lukas
    Pages 71-152
  4. Alexander Soloviev, Roger Lukas
    Pages 153-224
  5. Alexander Soloviev, Roger Lukas
    Pages 225-290
  6. Alexander Soloviev, Roger Lukas
    Pages 291-395
  7. Alexander Soloviev, Roger Lukas
    Pages 397-450
  8. Alexander Soloviev, Roger Lukas
    Pages 451-537
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 539-552

About this book

Introduction

The rationale for publishing a second edition of this monograph is that this area of research continues to show remarkable advancement. The new generation of synthetic aperture radar satellites provided unprecedented spatial resolution of the sea surface features. In addition, satellites to measure sea surface salinity have been launched. Computational fluid dynamic models open new opportunities in understanding the processes in the near-surface layer of the ocean and their visibility from space. Passive acoustic methods for monitoring short surface waves have significantly progressed. Estimation of the errors in satellite measurements of long-term global sea surface temperature trends due to processes in the near-surface layer of the ocean has become important for climate research. Due to growing applications of the results, it is anticipated that more students are going to be trained in this area of research. Therefore this second edition of the monograph is closer to a textbook format.

Keywords

Air-Sea Interface Fine Structure and Microstructure Remote Sensing Sea Surface Temperature Upper Ocean Turbulence

Authors and affiliations

  • Alexander Soloviev
    • 1
  • Roger Lukas
    • 2
  1. 1.Nova Southeastern University Oceanographic CenterDania BeachUSA
  2. 2.University of Hawaii at Manoa Department of OceanographyHonoluluUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-7621-0
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-94-007-7620-3
  • Online ISBN 978-94-007-7621-0
  • Series Print ISSN 1383-8601
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