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ATMS 355 - Physical Oceanography (3)


An examination of the world’s oceans from a physical perspective, with a particular focus on how oceans interact with the atmosphere. Topics include ocean structure, observation techniques, energy budget, surface and deep water currents, Ekman theory, coastal processes and tides, wave theory, and numerical modeling. Prerequisites: MATH 167; one course from ATMS 103 or 113 or ENVR 130. Even years Spring.