Further Reading Books

Barry, R. G. and A. M. Carleton (2001) Synoptic and Dynamic Climatology, Routledge, London, 604pp. [Advanced level text; chapter 3 treats the global circulation.]

Bearman, G. (ed.) (1989) Ocean Circulation, The Open

University, Pergamon Press, Oxford, 238pp. Bottomley, M., Folland, C. K, Hsiung, J., Newell, R. E., and Parker, D.E. (1990) Global Ocean Surface

Temperature Atlas, Meteorological Office, London, 20pp. + 313 plates. Corby, G. A. (ed.) (1970) The Global Circulation of the Atmosphere, Roy. Met. Soc., London, 257pp. [Essays.] Haltiner, G. J. and Martin, F. L. (1957) Dynamical and Physical Meteorology, McGraw-Hill, New York, 470pp. Henderson-Sellers, A. and Robinson, P. J. (1986) Contemporary Climatology, Longman, London, 439pp. Houghton, J. (ed.) (1984) The Global Climate, Cambridge

University Press, Cambridge, 233pp. Indian Meteorological Department (1960) Monsoons of the

World, Delhi, 270pp. [Classic account.] Levitus, S. (1982) Climatological Atlas of the World Ocean, NOAA Professional Paper No. 13, Rockville, MD, 173pp.

Lorenz, E. N. (1967) The Nature and Theory of the General Circulation of the Atmosphere, World Meteorological Organization, Geneva, 161pp. [Classic account of the mechanisms and maintenance of the global circulation, transports of momentum, energy and moisture.] NASA (nd) From Pattern to Process: The Strategy of the Earth Observing System (Vol. II), EOS Science Steering Committee Report, NASA, Houston. Riley, D. and Spolton, L. (1981) World Weather and Climate (2nd edn), Cambridge University Press, London, 128pp. [Elementary text.] Stowe, K. (1983) Stowe Ocean Science (2nd edn), John

Wiley & Sons, New York, 673pp. Strahler, A. N. and Strahler, A. H. (1992) Modern Physical Geography (4th edn), John Wiley & Sons, New York, 638pp.

Tolmazin, D. (1994) Elements of Dynamic Oceanography, Chapman and Hall, London, 182pp. [Description of ocean circulation, classical instrumental observations, satellite altimetry and acoustic tomography.] van Loon, H. (ed.) (1984) Climates of the Oceans. In Landsberg, H. E. (ed.) World Survey of Climatology 15, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 716pp. [Comprehensive survey.] Wells, N. (1997) The Atmosphere and Ocean. A Physical Introduction (2nd edn), John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK, 394pp. [Undergraduate text describing the physical properties and observed characteristics, the influence of the earth's rotation on atmospheric and ocean circulation, energy transfers and climate variability.]

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