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Published: 01 February 2020

168 Pages | 40 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198826637

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Tides: A Very Short Introduction

David George Bowers and Emyr Martyn Roberts

Very Short Introductions

  • Explains the nature and cause of the tide, its observation and prediction, unusual tides, and their relevance to us
  • Blends clear explanations of well known tidal phenomena with recent insights in the deep ocean and coastal seas
  • Considers the effects of tidal processes on the moons of Jupiter and Saturn and the possibility of tidally-heated liquid oceans with their own ecosystems
  • Discusses how we can study the role of the tide in the geological and biological evolution of our own planet with innovative computer models
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over ten million copies sold worldwide