Introduction to the physical and biological oceanography of shelf seas / John H. Simpson, Jonathan Sharples.Material type: TextPublication details: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012Description: xxiv, 424 p.,  p. of col. plates : ill. ; 25 cmISBN: 9780521877626 (hardback); 9780521701488 (paperback)Subject(s): Oceanography | Coasts | Continental shelf | SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / OceanographyDDC classification: 639 SII LOC classification: GC28 | .S54 2012
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Machine generated contents note: Preface; 1. Introduction to the shelf seas; 2. Physical forcing of the shelf seas: what drives the motion of ocean?; 3. Response to forcing: the governing equations and some basic solutions; 4. Waves, turbulent motions and mixing; 5. Life in the shelf seas; 6. Seasonal stratification and the spring bloom; 7. Interior mixing and phytoplankton survival in stratified environments; 8. Tidal mixing fronts: their location, dynamics and biological significance; 9. Regions of freshwater influence (ROFIs); 10. The shelf edge system; 11. Future challenges in shelf seas; References; Index.