Climate and the Oceans

by G. K. Vallis

This is a short (240 pages, about the size of a paperback novel) book on climate and the oceans, recently published by Princeton University Press (PUP). It is part of a series called 'Princeton Primers on Climate'. The books are written at the undergraduate level, and might also be used by graduate students or scientists in other fields as a quick read to get the big picture, or by the educated and motivated general reader. The figures are also available for free download for use in the classroom.

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The Princeton University Press (PUP) web site:
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Electronic Versions

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This is available either as an ePUB or as a PDF. (The PDF has same formatting as the printed book, whereas the ePUB allows re-flowing of text. The PDF version is better quality if your screen is big enough (laptop is fine).)

You can buy a kindle or a nook version from the Amazon and Barnes and Noble sites, respectively.

To go to the book's facebook page click here.


The figures are available for download by clicking here.