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For each topic, students have the choice of a few different projects, each with a different method/data set. Generally, the options are: Numerical Modeling, Tank Modeling, Ocean Data, and Atmospheric Data. On the first day of each unit the instructors introduce the projects and students divide into groups. Most sessions, the students work in groups during classtime with help from the instructors.

1Introduction, Geostrophic Balance Projects Introduced
2-4Geostrophic Balance In-class Work
5Geostrophic Balance Presentations
6Vortex Interaction Projects Introduced
7-8Vortex Interaction In-class Work
9Vortex Interaction Presentations
10Geostrophic Adjustment Projects Introduced
11-12Geostrophic Adjustment In-class Work
13Geostrophic Adjustment Presentations
14Rossby Waves and Quasi-geostrophic Projects Introduced
15-17Rossby Waves In-class Work
18Rossby Waves and Quasi-geostrophic Presentations
19Frontal Waves Projects Introduced
20-22Frontal Waves In-class Work
23Frontal Waves Presentations
24Baroclinic Instability Projects Introduced
25Baroclinic Instability In-class Work
26Baroclinic Instability Presentations


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