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MS 261


Ocean Circulation and Mixing

Description
The mathematical description of the distribution of properties (density, dissolved oxygen, etc.) in the oceans relating to physical and biochemical processes. Equations of motion, geotropic method, and theory of distribution of variables. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; MS 142 and college physics strongly recommended, or instructor consent. Misc/Lab: Lecture 3 hours; lab/field work 3 hours. Notes: Offered alternate spring semesters during odd years.

Grading
Normal Grade Rules

Units
4

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