:: Physical Oceanography
01/07/2019 - 05/10/2019
MARE 201, MATH 241, PHYS 170/170L, or PHYS 151/151L, and instructor's consent.
Recommended: MATH 242.
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.
Wednesday, January 2, 2019 14:42:58