Graduate Course Descriptions

The following directory lists the graduate courses which the University expects to offer, although the University in no way guarantees that all such courses will be offered in any given academic year, and reserves the right to alter the list if conditions warrant. Click on the links below for a list of courses in that subject area. You may then click “View Classes” to see scheduled classes for individual courses.

5060. Dynamic Physical Oceanography

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Recommended preparation: Undergraduate courses in Physics and Calculus and elementary computing skills.

Grading Basis: Graded

Introduction to a theoretical and computational understanding of physical processes that control the structure and circulation in the ocean and atmosphere. Topics include the global energy balance, thermodynamics and stability, fundamental geophysical fluid mechanics, surface gravity waves, tides and other long waves.


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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Credits Grading Basis Notes
Fall 2022 11198 Avery Point In Person O'Donnell, James N60 Reg MoWe 10:00am‑11:30am
2/10 LWB 124 3.00 Graded