Preface; Part I. Fluid Dynamics and Waves: 1. Elements of fluid dynamics; 2. Linear waves; 3. Geometric wave theory; 4. Dispersive waves and ray tracing; Part II. Wave–Mean Interaction Theory: 5. Zonally symmetric wave–mean interaction theory; 6. Internal gravity waves; 7. Shear flows; 8. Three-dimensional rotating flow; 9. Rossby waves and balanced dynamics; 10. Lagrangian-mean theory; 11. Zonally symmetric GLM theory; Part III. Waves and Vortices: 12. A framework for local interactions; 13. Wave-driven vortex dynamics on beaches; 14. Wave refraction by vortices; Bibliography; Index.