AOSC 670
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AOSC 670 - Physical Oceanography

  • AOSC 610 - Dynamics of Atmosphere and Oceans I
  • Permission of the department


Ocean observations. Water masses, sources of deep water. Mass, heat, a nd salt transport, gochemical tracers. Western boundary currents, maintenance of the thermocline. Coastal and estuarine processes. Surface waves and tides. Ocean climate.

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