Publisher description for The oceans and climate / by Grant R. Bigg.


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Counter The new edition of this successful textbook has been completely updated, with extensive new material on thermohaline processes in the ocean and their link to both abrupt and longer-term climate change. It will be an appropriate course and reference book for students studying earth and environmental sciences, oceanography, meteorology and climatology. The book will also be useful for students and teachers of geography, physics, chemistry and biology. First Edition Hb (1996): 0-521-45212-0 First Edition Pb (1996): 0-521-58268-7

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Climatic changes, Ocean-atmosphere interaction