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Geophysical Fluid Dynamics I

Geophysical Fluid Dynamics I

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A Brief Review of Algebra and Calculus.- Some Properties and Kinematics of Fluids.- Equations Governing the Motion of a Fluid (the Equation of Motion).- Flow of a Homogeneous Incompressible Viscous Fluid.- Rotating, Homogeneous, Incompressible Fluids.- Shallow Water Theory.- Quasi-geostrophic Theory.
About the Author:

Emin Özsoy

Professor and head, Physical Oceanography


1977-1978: Staff Engineer, Tetra Tech Inc., Jacksonville, FL, USA

1978-1983: Assistant Professor, IMS-METU

1983-1989: Associate Professor, IMS-METU

1989-present: Professor, Physical Oceanography Section, Institute of

Marine Sciences, METU, Erdemli, Mersin, Turkey

1989: Visiting scientist, IMGA-CNR, Modena, Italy

1989-1990: Visiting Professor, UNESCO and Fulbright Fellow, Harvard

University, Cambridge, MA, USA

2014-2015: Visiting Scientist, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

2015-2016: Visiting Scientist, EIES-ITU

Research Interests and Contributions:

- Ocean modeling / Levantine Basin of the Eastern Mediterranean, Black

Sea, Caspian Sea, Turkish Straits System

- Shelf seas - circulation, cascading flows / Cilician Basin, Black Sea shelf

- Sea straits - dynamics, transport, modeling / Turkish Straits System

- Seas with islands /quasi-geostrophic dynamics

- Ecosystems /coupled hydrodynamics-ecosystem modeling

- Double diffusive convection / Black Sea boundary and interior mixing

- Operational oceanography /observing systems, forecasting

- Atmospheric science / air-sea fluxes, dust transport, meteorological


- Oceanographic use of tracers / deep water renewal, transport

- Tidal inlets / tidal jet flows, sediment transport, morphology

- Tsunamis / modeling Eastern Mediterranean tsunamis

- Climate variability and climate change / in the Seas of the Old World (e.g.

Black Sea, Mediterranean and Caspian Seas)

- History of oceanography / 17th century work of Marsili in the Bosphorus


- POEM Consortium - Physical Oceanography of the Eastern Mediterranean

- CoMSBlack Consortium - Black Sea

- Ventilation of the Black Sea - EU Copernicus Project

- ARAL-KUM - EU Copernicus Project


- MyOcean2, MyOcean FO - European Integrated Projects (Mediterranean

and Black Seas, Turkish Straits System)

- TU-Fisheries, TU-Black Sea, TU-Black Sea ODBMS - NATO Projects (Black


- MACE - NATO SfP Project (Caspian Sea)

IAEA - Environmental Pollution of the Black Sea Coordinated Research

Project (Black Sea)

MOMA - TÜBİTAK Public Research Group Project (observing and

forecasting systems)

TÜBİTAK research projects (Mediterranean and Black Seas, Turkish

Straits System)

Other local research projects (Akkuyu NPP Tsunami, Shelf projects,

SEKA, İskenderun, İSKİ - Turkish Straits System, İTÜVSAM / TURBO)

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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9783030169725
  • Publisher: Springer Nature Switzerland AG
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: Y
  • Spine Width: 18 mm
  • Width: 156 mm
  • ISBN-10: 3030169723
  • Publisher Date: 11 Mar 2020
  • Height: 234 mm
  • No of Pages: 287
  • Series Title: Springer Textbooks in Earth Sciences, Geography and Environm
  • Weight: 602 gr

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