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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 12.808 (Fall 2004) 
  • Course Title:
  • Introduction to Observational Physical Oceanography 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Raffaele Ferrari
    Dr. Terrence Joyce 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 12.808 Introduction to Observational Physical Oceanography



    Fall 2004




    Course Highlights


    This course includes assignments and a complete set of lecture notes.



    Course Description


    Observational physical oceanography includes topics such as the  physical description of the sea, the physical properties of seawater, methods and measurements, wind-driven ocean circulation, abyssal ocean circulation, boundary processes, and wave motions.


    Technical Requirements


    Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .m, .mat, .loc, .ctd, .lad, .zip.


    *Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

     

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