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Remarks on the winds, tides, and currents of the ocean with other phenomena...

Martin White

Remarks on the winds, tides, and currents of the ocean with other phenomena...

by Martin White

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Published by Readex Microprint in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microprint copy of the London edition of 1846.

SeriesLandmarks of Science
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 microop.aques
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13787805M

Tides and currents in the Nantucket and Vineyard Sounds and in the East River. Hell Gate and vicinity, tides and currents; Hudson River levelings; Nantucket and Marthas Vineyard sounds, tides and currents. [Oceanography; Tides; Currents.] Appendix No. - Pp. Mitchell's tide gauge for deep water. [Oceanography; Tides.   [5] The first modern South Texas red tide of K. brevis, inferred from aerosol impacts on humans, was a small one of short duration in [Lund, ].The associated fish kills that year were also attributed to low salinity, fish gill clogging by diatoms, and toxic gasses of volcanic and/or anthropogenic origins [Buskey et al., ].Earlier fish kills within Laguna Madre, off Corpus Christi Cited by:

Tides may be aquatic, but readily transport denser bodies. The velocity of water is as significant as its volume for carriage. Moving currents carry to the sixth power of their velocity. If a stream of volume "X" were to move at 2 km/ h it would carry 64 times the load it could carry if it moved at 1 km/ h. 38/ Finding a coincidence in the tides with certain phases of the moon, they have erroneously attributed the cause of tides to the power of attraction in the moon manifesting on the ocean, which is taught to this day as sound philosophy! Attraction, as previously stated, does not exist in any corporeal substance as a separate thing.

Full text of "Geonomy: creation of the continents by the ocean currents; and Kosmo-nomia, the growth of worlds and the cause of gravitation" See other formats. Construction of marine and offshore structures. Responsibility Ben C. Gerwick, Jr. Depths Hydrostatic Pressure and Buoyancy Temperature Seawater and Sea-Air Interface Chemistry Currents Waves and Swells Winds and Storms Tides and Storm Surges Rain, Snow, Fog, Spray, Atmospheric Icing, and Lightning Sea Ice and Icebergs Seismicity, Seaquakes.


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The state of the science has progressed to the point where programs to develop and validate a predictive system for the U.S. coastal ocean are being proposed (Joint Oceanographic, Inc., ). The book is a combined universal history and geography, based partly on what EL MAS'UDI had read and had Medieval Arab references to the seasonally reversing currents of the North lndian Ocean heard from other people, and partly on personal observations made during extensive travels of his own, especially with Arab sailors in the Indian by: Ocean circulation in the northern Adriatic Sea is characterized by the interactions of tidal currents, bathymetric constraints, wind forcing and density gradients induced by river input and heat.

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