The Tide: The Science and Stories Behind the Greatest Force on Earth

The Tide: The Science and Stories Behind the Greatest Force on Earth

by Hugh Aldersey-Williams

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393354805
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 10/31/2017
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 310,540
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Hugh Aldersey-Williams is the author of many books, including The Tide, Anatomies, Periodic Tales, and The Most Beautiful Molecule, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. He lives in Norfolk, England.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations 11

Author's Note 13

Introduction 17

1 To View the Lazy Tide 27

2 Beyond the Micromareal 49

3 Shores of Ignorance 73

4 No Path Through Water 93

5 Terra Infirma 119

6 Thames Mud 145

7 Tides of Commerce 171

8 A Place of Resonance 199

9 In Great Waters 225

10 Nature's Free Ride 249

11 Into the Maelstrom 275

12 Signal and Noise 303

13 Diluvion 327

Glossary 341

Acknowledgments 343

Bibliography 347

Index 357

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