AOSS 476 - Ocean Dynamics and Climate
Section: 001
Term: WN 2010
Subject: Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences (AOSS)
Department: CoE Climate and Space
4 (Non-LSA credit).
Requirements & Distribution:
Advisory Prerequisites:
AOSS 401 or AOSS 551.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Large-scale physical oceanography and the role of the ocean in climate. Theory and observations of the wind-driven and thermohaline circulation, vortices and planetary waves.

AOSS 476 - Ocean Dynamics and Climate
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001 (LEC)
TuTh 9:30AM - 11:30AM
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ISBN: 9780521849692
Atmospheric and oceanic fluid dynamics : fundamentals and large-scale circulation, Author: Vallis, Geoffrey K., Publisher: Cambridge Univ. Press 2006
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