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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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Tsunami & Extreme Waves

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Ward, Steve. 2001. Tsunami. In: Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology, Volume 17. Academic Press: MA.

Reference for: Chapter 10, Figures 10-32

Flather, R.A., 2001. Storm surges. In: Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences. J.H. Steele, S.A. Thorpe, and K.K. Turekian, eds. Academic Press: CA. pp 2882-2892.

Reference for: Chapter 10, Storm Surge


*Dudley, W.C. and M. Lee.1988. Tsunami! 2nd edition. University of Hawaii Press.


*Wade, Mary Dodson. Tsunami: Monster Waves. 2002. Enslow Publishers: NJ.

This book is an excellent young person’s reader on tsunami.


Gonzalez, Frank. 1999. Tsunami! Scientific American.

Reference for: Chapter 10, Figure 10-30

*Adams, William Mansfield, editor. 1970. Tsunamis in the Pacific Ocean. Proceedings of The International Symposium on Tsunamis and Tsunami Research. East-West Center Press: HI

*Bryant, Edward. 2001. Tsunami: The Underrated Hazard. Cambridge University Press.

Murty, T. S. 1977. Seismic Sea Waves: Tsunamis. Department of Fisheries and the Environment: Canada.

This is a somewhat advanced textbook on tsunami, although it makes a good reference for general definitions and information on this subject.

Munk, W. 1981. Internal waves and small-scale motions. In: Evolution of Physical Oceanography: Scientific Surveys in Honor of Henry Stommel. B.A. Warren and C. Wunsch, eds. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MA. pp. 264-291.

Reference for: Chapter 10, Internal Waves and Ocean Mixing


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