Descriptive Physical Oceanography   [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog
   

SMS 330 - Descriptive Physical Oceanography


A comprehensive introduction to descriptive physical oceanography. Topics considered will range in scale from global to estuarine, and from decades to seconds. The course emphasis is the characterization of physical oceanic features and phenomena, how and why they arise and their practical importance.

Prerequisites: PHY 121, PHY 122.

Course Typically Offered: Fall

Credits: 3

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