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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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Tides & Sea Level

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*Cartwright, D.E. 2003. Tides: A Scientific History. Cambridge University Press: MA.

Reference for: Chapter 11, A Brief History

*Le Provost, C., 2001. Ocean Tides. In: Satellite Altimetry and Earth Sciences. L.-L. Fu and A. Cazenave, eds. Academic Press: CA. pp 267-303.

Reference for: Chapter 11, Sea Level and Tide Heights, Spotlight 11.2


*Open University. 1989. Waves, Tides, and Shallow-water Processes, 2nd Edition. Butterworth-Heinemann: U

Reference for: Chapter 11, Figure 11-5.


*Pugh, David. 2004. Changing Sea Levels: Effects of Tides, Weather and Climate. Cambridge University Press: MA

Reference for: Chapter 11, A Brief History, Dynamic Models of Tides, Sea Level and Tide Heights


Pugh, D.T., 2001. Tides. In: Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences. J.H. Steele, S.A. Thorpe, and K.K. Turekian, eds. Academic Press: CA. pp 2961-2968.

Reference for: Chapter 11, Figures 11-15, 11-16, What Causes Tides?, Dynamic Models of Tides



McCully, James Greig. 2006. Beyond the Moon: A Conversational, Common Sense Guide to Understanding the Tides. World Scientific Publishing Company.


Andy Goldworthy’s Rivers and Tides. 2001. New Video Group. (DVD)


Exploring Horizons - Rhythm of the Tides - Bay of Fundy Nova Scotia, Canada. Travelvideostores.com  (DVD)


Oceans, Coasts, and Tides. 2004. Educational video Network  (DVD)


Tidal Seas. 2001. The Blue Planet Seas of Life Series. BBS Productions. (DVD)



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

*Ricketts, Edward F., Jack Calvin, and Joel Hedgpeth. 1992. Between Pacific Tides, 4th Edition. Stanford University Press: CA

This classic book was first published in 1939 and revised through the years. It remains an outstanding reference on the habitats and ecology of marine organisms inhabiting the intertidal region of Pacific shores.


*Clancy, Edward P. 1968. The Tides: Pulse of the Earth. Doubleday: NY

Reference for: Chapter 11, What Causes Tides?

Henderschott, M.C, 1981. Long waves and ocean tides. In: Evolution of Physical Oceanography: Scientific Surveys in Honor of Henry Stommel. Bruce A. Warren and Carl Wunsch, editors. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MA. pp 292-341.

Reference for: Chapter 11, What Causes Tides?, Dynamic Models of Tides

*The Endless Voyage: Ebb and Flow (Episode 15) 2002 (VHS). 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.



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