Introduction of Physical Oceanography

CLIMATE 421
EARTH 421
ENVIRON 426

This course examines the fundamentals of physical oceanography; the physical properties of the ocean and water masses; circulation of the atmosphere; wind-driven and buoyancy-driven ocean circulation; tides; surface and internal waves; eddies; and mixing.

Credits: 
3
School(s)/College(s): 
Engineering » Climate & Space Sciences
Engineering
Literature, Science, & Arts » Earth and Environmental Sciences
Literature, Science, & Arts
Literature, Science, & Arts » Program in the Environment
Semesters: 
Fall 2016
Fall 2015
Fall 2014
Winter 2013
Winter 2012
Winter 2011