:: Physical Oceanography
01/07/2013 - 05/10/2013
MARE 201, MATH 205, PHYS 170/170L, or PHYS 106/170L, and instructor's consent. Recommended: MATH 206
Topics in physical oceanography include: distribution of water characteristics in the ocean; dynamics of circulation; water masses; wave characteristics including formation, propagation, dispersion and refraction; dynamic and equilibrium theories of tides as well as tsunami, seiche, and internal waves; sound and optics; and the latest methods and instrumentation in physical oceanography.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 13:45:47