Beyond the Moon

Beyond the Moon

A Conversational Common Sense Guide to Understanding the Tides

eBook - 2006
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"Step by step, by analogy and illustration, Beyond the Moon describes how the cyclical motion of the near solar system is impressed upon the earth's oceans, and how the hydraulics over the continental shelf and the geography of the coastline orchestrate this rhythm into the bewildering variety of tide patterns seen around the globe. This volume demystifies the complexity of the tides by systematically examining its many constituents and demonstrates that: "Nature is, at once, awesome in complexity and beautiful in simplicity.""--Jacket.
Publisher: New Jersey : World Scientific, Ă2006
ISBN: 9789812774330
9812774335
9781281919397
128191939X
9812566430
9812566449
9789812566430
9789812566447
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvii, 285 pages) : illustrations (some color)

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