Introduction to Physical Oceanography (CEE 162D, EARTHSYS 164, ESS 148)

CEE
262D
Instructors
Fong, D. (PI)
Section Number
1
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.
Grading
Letter or Credit/No Credit
Units
4
Graduate
Course Tags
Resources, Environment, and Energy Policy - Electives
Academic Year
Quarter
Winter
Section Days
Monday Wednesday Friday
Start Time
9:45 AM
End Time
10:45 AM
Location
Y2E2 111