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Reference Resources for Exploring the World Ocean by Chamberlin and Dickey, 2008

The following references were used in preparation of the text. They are provided here for students and instructors who wish to gain a broader knowledge and explore further the concepts and ideas presented in the textbook. References with an asterisk (*) are in Professor Sean’s collection. Feel free to ask about them. And if you know of a good reference that we have omitted, please let us know! (schamberlin@fullcoll.edu)
 
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*Siedler, Gerold, John Church, and John Gould. 2001. Ocean Circulation and Climate: Observing and Modeling the Global Ocean. Academic Press: CA

Reference for: Chapter 8, Figure 8-26

*Philander, George. Our Affair with El Niño. 2004. Princeton University Press. Princeton, New Jersey.

 

Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences. J. H. Steele, S. A. Thorpe, and K. K. Turekian, eds. Academic Press: CA. pp 809-814.

-Chereskin, T. K. and J. F. Price. 2001. Ekman transport and pumping,
-Richardson, P.L. 2001. Florida Current, Gulf Stream, and Labrador Current,
-Fieux, M. and G. Reverdin. 2001. Current systems in the Indian Ocean.

Reference for: Chapter 9, Ekman Transport
Reference for: Chapter 9, General Patterns of Surface Circulation

 

Fu, L.-L. and D.B. Chelton. 2001. Large-scale ocean circulation & Le Traon, P. Y. and R. Morrow. 2001. Ocean currents and eddies.

In: Satellite Altimetry and Earth Sciences. L.-L. Fu and A. Cazenave, eds. Academic Press: CA. pp 133-170.

Reference for: Chapter 9, General Patterns of Ocean Circulation

Ocean Circulation and Climate. Seidler, G., J. Church, and J. Gould, editors. Academic Press: CA. 373–386.

-Rintoul, S.R., C.W. Hughes, and D. Olbers. The Antarctic Circumpolar Current System. &
-Hanawa K., and L. D. Talley, 2001. Mode waters.

Reference for: Chapter 9, Table 9.3.

 

Ocean Circulation and Climate. Seidler, G., J. Church, and J. Gould, editors. Academic Press: CA. 317-336.

-McGillicuddy, D. J., Jr. 2001. The internal weather of the sea and its influence on ocean biogeochemistry.
-Large, W. G. and A. J. G. Nurser. 2001. Ocean surface water mass transformation.
-Lazier, J., R. Pickart, and P. Rhines. 2001. Deep convection.
-Wunsch, C. 2001. Global problems and global observations.

Reference for: Chapter 9, General Patterns of Deep Circulation

Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences. J. H. Steele, S. A. Thorpe, and K. K. Turekian. Academic Press: CA. pp 2892-2901.

-Nicholls, K.W. 2001. Sub ice-shelf circulation and processes. &
-Rhines, P. B.. 2001. Mesosale eddies &
-Richardson, P.L. 2001. Florida Current, Gulf Stream, and Labrador Current. &
-Stramma, L. 2001. Current systems in the Atlantic Ocean. &
-Toggweiler, J.R. and R.M. Keys. 2001. Thermohaline circulation.  
-Werner, F.E. and B.O. Blanton. 2001. Coastal circulation models.

Reference for: Chapter 9, General Patterns of Surface Circulation

*Open University Course Team.2001. Ocean Circulation, 2nd Edition. Butterworth-Heinemann: Oxford.

Reference for: Chapter 9, Figure 9-2, 9-6, 9-10, 9-11, The Foundations of Dynamical Physical Oceanography, Geostrophic Flow: The Hill in the Gyre, Upwelling and Downwelling, General Patterns of Surface Circulation.

 

Pedlosky, J. 1996. Ocean Circulation Theory. Springer-Verlag: Berlin. 453pp.

Reference for: Chapter 9, General Patterns of Surface Circulation

 

Pond, S. and G. L. Pickard. 2003. Introductory Dynamical Oceanography. Butterworth-Heiemann. Elsevier: Oxford, UK, 329pp.

Reference for: Chapter 9, World Ocean Circulation.

Sverdrup, Keith A., Alyn C. Duxbury, and Alison B. Duxbury. 2005. An Introduction to the World’s Oceans, 8th Edition. McGraw-Hill Higher Education: IA.Reference for: Chapter 9, Figures 9-14, 9-18, 9-21, 9-24, Monsoonal Circulation

Tomczak, Matthias, and J. Stuart Godfrey. 2003. Regional Oceanography: An Introduction, 2nd Edition.

See also: http://gyre.umeoce.maine.edu/physicalocean/Tomczak/
regoc/index.html

Reference for: Chapter 9, Table 9.3, Equatorial Currents, Monsoonal Circulation

*Moody, Skye. 2006. Washed Up: The Curious Journeys of Flotsam and Jetsam. Sasquatch Books: WA

*Stommel, Henry. 1987. A View of the Sea: A Discussion between a Chief Engineer and an Oceanographer about the Machinery of Ocean Circulation. Princeton University Press: NJ.

Blue Planet: Open Ocean. 2001. BBC Video. (DVD).

This episode includes tremendous footage of current-influenced feeding aggregations and the role of ocean currents in larval dispersal.

Waves, Tides, and Currents: Shaping the Coastal Environment. 2004. Educational Video Network  (DVD)

Ellis, George E. 1880. Memoir of Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford, With Notices of His Daughter. Claxton, Remsen, and Haffelfinger: PA.

Reference for: Chapter 9, The Foundations of Dynamical Physical Oceanography.

Heiligman, Deborah. 1999. The Mysterious Highway: Benjamin Franklin and the Gulf Stream. Steck-Vaughn: TX.

Reference for: Chapter 9, The Foundations of Dynamical Physical Oceanography.

Robinson, A. R, ed. 1983. Eddies in Marine Science. Springer-Verlag: Berlin. 609pp.

Reference for: Chapter 9, General Patterns of Surface Circulation

Schmitz, W.J. 1996. On the World Ocean Circulation, Vol. II: The Pacific and Indian Oceans, A Global Update. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Technical Report, WHOI-96-08. 237pp.

Reference for: Chapter 9, General Patterns of Surface Circulation, General Patterns of Deep Circulation

Stommel, H. 1965. The Gulf Stream: A Physical and Dynamical Description, 2nd Edition. University of California Press: CA. 248pp.

Warren, Bruce A. and Carl Wunsch. 1981. Evolution of Physical Oceanography: Scientific Surveys in Honor of Henry Stommel. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MA.

Reference for: Chapter 9, The Foundations of Dynamical Physical Oceanography, General Patterns of Deep Circulation, T-S Diagrams, Water Mass Identification

This is a rare and incredibly insightful and useful volume on ocean circulation. With contributions from a Who’s Who of physical oceanography, this volume serves as a review of oceanographic thinking about ocean circulation circa 1980.

-Worthington, L. V. 1981. The Water Masses of the World Ocean: Some Results of a Fine-Scale Census. In: Evolution of Physical Oceanography: Scientific Surveys in Honor of Henry Stommel. Bruce A. Warren and Carl Wunsch, editors. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MA.

Reference for: Chapter 9, Table 9.3, General Patterns of Deep Circulation, T-S Diagrams, Water Mass Identification

*Gaskell, T.F. The Gulf Stream. London: Cassell and Company. 1972.
Adrift on the Gulf Stream. 1989. NOVA. (VHS).

The Endless Voyage: Going with the Flow and Deep Connections (Episodes 11 and 12). 2002 (VHS and DVD). Intelecom.

Professor Sean appeared in several of the episodes of this series and helped develop learning activities to support it. While some episodes are better than others, The Endless Voyage provides one of the most complete and up-to-date series on oceanography available

http://www.intelecom.org/episode.asp?id=52
http://www.intelecom.org/episode.asp?id=78

 

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