Volgenau School of Engineering
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GEOL 412: Physical Oceanography

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Course describes the global patterns of temperature, salinity, currents and waves in the world's oceans, and how these patterns influence marine biota, climate, and human activity. Course introduces key concepts which explain physical features of the ocean ranging from microscopic turbulence to global circulation.

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Credits: 3

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