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PHY2504H S SPECIALIZED
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics

Official description

An overview of the fundamentals of geophysical fluid dynamics as applied to the atmosphere and ocean. Topics include dynamical scaling considering the joint effects of rotation and stratification, shallow water systems, vorticity and potential vorticity, quasigeostrophic dynamics, waves in the atmosphere and ocean, baroclinic instability, and eddy mean-flow interaction.

course title
PHY2504H S SPECIALIZED
session
winter
group
specialized course
time and location
Time: TBA
instructor

Delivery Methods

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Online - Synchronous
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Asynchronous
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