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READINGS f< F A r ) I M r ; s BOOK REVIEWS OCEA N WAVE S BREAKIN G AN D MARIN E AEROSO L FLUXE S Stanislaw R. Massel, 2007, 323 pp., $129.00, hardbound, Springer-Verlag, ISBN 978-0-387-36638-8 wo books I recently purchased are Waves in in places, but well balanced. For instance, for most Ocean Engineering (Tucker and Pitt 2001) and Sea topics, he does not just present his favorite theor y but TSalt Aerosol Production: Mechanisms, Methods, generally reviews several competing theories, which Measurements and Models—A Critical Model (Lewis often yield disparate results. This diversity in predic- and Schwartz 2004). Stanislaw Massel's book, Ocean tions highlights the current state of the science. Waves Breaking and Marine Aerosol Fluxes, neatly Chapter 5, on breaking criteria, is a good example fills th e niche between them on my bookshelf (figu- of Massel's approach and the complexities in this ratively speaking). Waves in Ocean field. There, Massel explains that three distinct cri- Engineering primarily discusses the teria have been used to judge when a wave will break. basics of linear waves and is a recent On e criterion is wave steepness. When a wave is contributio n in a series of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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f< F A r ) I M r ; s BOOK REVIEWS OCEA N WAVE S BREAKIN G AN D MARIN E AEROSO L FLUXE S Stanislaw R. Massel, 2007, 323 pp., $129.00, hardbound, Springer-Verlag, ISBN 978-0-387-36638-8 wo books I recently purchased are Waves in in places, but well balanced. For instance, for most Ocean Engineering (Tucker and Pitt 2001) and Sea topics, he does not just present his favorite theor y but TSalt Aerosol Production: Mechanisms, Methods, generally reviews several competing theories, which Measurements and Models—A Critical Model (Lewis often yield disparate results. This diversity in predic- and Schwartz 2004). Stanislaw Massel's book, Ocean tions highlights the current state of the science. Waves Breaking and Marine Aerosol Fluxes, neatly Chapter 5, on breaking criteria, is a good example fills th e niche between them on my bookshelf (figu- of Massel's approach and the complexities in this ratively speaking). Waves in Ocean field. There, Massel explains that three distinct cri- Engineering primarily discusses the teria have been used to judge when a wave will break. basics of linear waves and is a recent On e criterion is wave steepness. When a wave is contributio n in a series of

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