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Advanced Data Assimilation for GeosciencesLecture Notes of the Les Houches School of Physics: Special Issue, June 2012

Advanced Data Assimilation for Geosciences: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches School of Physics: Special Issue, June 2012

Éric Blayo, Marc Bocquet, Emmanuel Cosme, and Leticia F. Cugliandolo (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198723844
eISBN:
9780191791185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723844.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This book gathers notes from lectures and seminars given during a three-week school on theoretical and applied data assimilation held in Les Houches in 2012. Data assimilation aims at determining as ... More

Computational SeismologyA Practical Introduction

Computational Seismology: A Practical Introduction

Heiner Igel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198717409
eISBN:
9780191835070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717409.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This volume is an introductory text to a range of numerical methods used today to simulate time-dependent processes in Earth science, physics, engineering, and many other fields. The physical problem ... More

Geophysical Fluid DynamicsUnderstanding (almost) everything with rotating shallow water models

Geophysical Fluid Dynamics: Understanding (almost) everything with rotating shallow water models

Vladimir Zeitlin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198804338
eISBN:
9780191842627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804338.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

The book explains the key notions and fundamental processes in the dynamics of the fluid envelopes of the Earth (transposable to other planets), and methods of their analysis, from the unifying ... More

GranitesPetrology, Structure, Geological Setting, and Metallogeny

Granites: Petrology, Structure, Geological Setting, and Metallogeny

Anne Nédélec and Jean-Luc Bouchez

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198705611
eISBN:
9780191774515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705611.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

Granites are emblematic rocks developed from a magma that crystallized in the Earth’s crust. They ultimately outcrop at the surface worldwide. This book, translated and updated from the original ... More

Marine GeochemistryOcean Circulation, Carbon Cycle and Climate Change

Marine Geochemistry: Ocean Circulation, Carbon Cycle and Climate Change

Matthieu Roy-Barman and Catherine Jeandel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198787495
eISBN:
9780191829604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787495.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

Marine geochemistry uses chemical elements and their isotopes to study how the ocean works. It brings quantitative answers to questions such as: What is the deep ocean mixing rate? How much ... More

One of Ten Billion EarthsHow we Learn about our Planet's Past and Future from Distant Exoplanets

One of Ten Billion Earths: How we Learn about our Planet's Past and Future from Distant Exoplanets

Karel Schrijver

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198799894
eISBN:
9780191864865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799894.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics, History of Physics

Illustrated with breathtaking images of the Solar System and of the Universe around it, this book explores how the discoveries within the Solar System and of distant exoplanets come together to aid ... More

Polarisation: Applications in Remote Sensing

Polarisation: Applications in Remote Sensing

Shane Cloude

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199569731
eISBN:
9780191721908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569731.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This book is concerned with the exploitation of polarisation effects in electromagnetic wave scattering for applications in remote sensing. It combines, for the first time, the topics of scattering ... More

Radiation and Climate

Radiation and Climate

Ilias Vardavas and Frederic Taylor

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199227471
eISBN:
9780191711138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227471.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This book deals with the theory of atmospheric radiation and radiation transfer, and its application to current problems related to the processes that maintain the global climate of the Earth. It ... More

Revolutions that made the Earth

Revolutions that made the Earth

Tim Lenton and Andrew Watson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199587049
eISBN:
9780191775031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587049.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

The Earth that sustains us today was born out of a few remarkable, near-catastrophic revolutions, started by biological innovations and marked by global environmental consequences. The revolutions ... More

The Simple Physics of Energy Use

The Simple Physics of Energy Use

Peter Rez

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198802297
eISBN:
9780191840708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802297.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

In industrially developed countries, energy is used primarily for three things—maintaining a comfortable environment in buildings, transporting people and goods and manufacturing products. Each ... More

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