Earth and Planetary Sciences » Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences

Topics in Oceanography

Edited by Enrico Zambianchi, ISBN 978-953-51-1179-5, 164 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published July 10, 2013 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/50266
Edited Volume

Oceanography is the par excellence interdisciplinary science thanks to its peculiar setting within a fluid environment that makes connections extremely efficient. The oceans connections are well mirrored in the chapters of this book that share a quite explicit multidisciplinary and multi-environmental character. The book provides chapters on very different topics under very different settings, some with a focused angle, others with a broader approach, yet all sharing the idea that we need to understand the small pieces in order to put together the big picture for a much larger mechanism, the functioning of the ocean as a whole.