Mark Denny is the John B. and Jean DeNault Professor of Marine Sciences at Stanford University's Hopkins Marine Station in Pacific Grove, California. His books include Biology and the Mechanics of the Wave-Swept Environment, Air and Water, and How the Ocean Works.
"Denny's opus features 24 chapters with 778 numbered equations and many illustrative graphs on more than 500 pages. Despite this wealth of information, it makes for an excellent and enjoyable read."--Gregor Kalinkat, Basic and Applied Ecology