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4060. Physical Oceanography

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: PHYS 1202Q, 1402Q, 1502Q or 1602Q; MATH 1122Q or 1132Q.

Grading Basis: Graded

Overview of physical properties and dynamics influencing the oceans and coastal waters. Descriptions of global water property distributions, surface mixed layer, pycnocline, surface heat fluxes, and major ocean currents. Introduction to dynamics of ocean circulation, waves, tides, and coastal circulation.

Last Refreshed: 28-NOV-23 AM
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Term Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Location Enrollment Notes
Fall 2023 Avery Point In Person Whitney, Michael N60 Reg TuTh 11:00am‑12:15pm
LWB 123 0/10