CEE262D - Introduction to Physical Oceanography

The dynamic basis of oceanography. Topics: physical environment; conservation equations for salt, heat, and momentum; geostrophic flows; wind-driven flows; the Gulf Stream; equatorial dynamics and ENSO; thermohaline circulation of the deep oceans; and tides. Prerequisite: PHYSICS 41.
Career
Graduate
Grading Basis
ROP - Letter or Credit/No Credit
Min
4
Max
4
Course Repeatable for Degree Credit?
No

Course Component
Discussion
Enrollment Optional?
Yes
Course Component
Lecture
Enrollment Optional?
No