Publisher description for Mathematical methods for oceanographers : an introduction / Edward Laws.
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This definitive reference provides a systematic introduction to basic mathematical techniques frequently used in the analysis of oceanographic data and in the search for patterns. After a review of calculus, the text describes methods for dealing with data including least squares and linear regression, means and error bounds, nonlinear techniques and weighted least squares, numerical integration and time series analysis. Features numerous examples from the field which highlight the practical application of the methods presented.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Oceanography Mathematics