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MARS 8030

General Physical Oceanography
CTD profiles on the GA South Atlantic Bight.  Graduate student Trevor Richards hard at work
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Oceanic circulation and dynamical principles. Major topics include observed physical properties of the world's oceans, geostrophy, and vorticity.  Wave propagation from the smallest to the largest planetary scales and their generating and dissipating mechanisms. See The Bulletin for more detailed course information. 



Instructors of this Course

Department Head
Associate Professor

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