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4060. Physical Oceanography

3.00 credits

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

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.


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Term Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Location Enrollment Notes
Fall 2019 Avery Point In Person Whitney, Michael N60 Reg TuTh 11:00am‑12:15pm
MAR 123 8/10