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By D. Halpern

The e-book indicates how the hot observations from satellites required advances in idea and encouraged societal decision-making. Chapters have a evaluate with an intensive reference record, making the booklet a very good resource of data for organic and actual oceanographers and atmospheric scientists. a wide range of state-of-the paintings functions of satellite tv for pc info (altimeter, colour, infrared radiometer, scatterometer, man made aperture radar) seen in regional-to-global scale ocean reports integrating satellite tv for pc and in-situ measurements with movement versions are coated within the booklet. topics contain forecasting of floor waves, either swell and windsea, and floor wind; El Niño/La Niña; trade of water plenty among ocean basins, Rossby waves; eddies and filaments; fisheries; coastal ocean dynamics; phytoplankton dynamics; and ideas to degree sea floor salinity.

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