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Beyond the Moon : A Conversational, Common Sense Guide to Understanding the Tides (Paperback)

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Finally, someone has written a comprehensive, easily readable explanation of the tides on earth that is both simple enough for students and solid enough for their professors. 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."

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Publisher World Scientific Pub Co Inc
Mfg Part# 9789812566447
SKU 202415919
Format Paperback
ISBN10 9812566449
Release Date 8/6/2007
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