AOSC 610
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AOSC 610- Dynamics of the Atmosphere and Ocean I
PREREQUISITES:

  • MATH 462 - Partial Differential Equations

DESCRIPTION:

Equations of motion and their approximation, scale analysis for the atmosphere and the ocean. Conservation properties. Fluid motion in the atmosphere and oceans. Circulation and vorticity, geostrophic motion and the gradient wind balance. Turbulence and Ekman Layers.