MARS 4080 & 6080

Physical

Oceanography

Last Updated September 16, 2019

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Syllabus

(Last Updated: Aug 25)

   
     
     

Dr. David Hyrenbach

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AC 249, HLC

EMSB, Oceanic Institute

Phone:

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Office Hours:

HLC: Tu & Th; 10:45 - 12:00

OI: Tu & Th; 12:00 - 13:00

 

or by appointment at EMSB, OI

 

Course Readings

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Week 1 - Course Introduction and Foundations

Task for this Week: Review Geophysical Principles

 

Lecture 1: Monday Aug. 26

Extra Readings

 

 

Lecture 2: Wednesday Aug. 28

Assigned Readings

 

DPO

IPO

 

 

Week 2 - Introduction to Hydrography

Task for this Week: Review Water Properties

 

Lecture 3: Wednesday Sept. 4

 

Overview of Physical Water Properties

Background Handouts

 

 

 

Assigned Readings

 

Pickard & Emery

IPO

 

 

 

 

Week 3 - Hydrography

Task for this Week: Review Water Property Distributions

 

Lecture 4: Monday Sept. 9

 
 

 

 

Lecture 4B: Wednesday Sept. 11

 

Physical Water Property Distributions - Salinity, Oxygen and Nutrients

 

 

Week 4 - The Earth's Heat Budget

Task for this Week: Overview of the Oceanic Heat Budget

 

Lecture 5A: Monday Sept. 16

 

The Atmosphere and the Global Heat Budget

 
 

Assigned Readings

 

IPO

IPO

 

 

Lecture 5B: Wednesday Sept. 18

 

Quiz #1

Assigned Readings

 

IPO

IPO

 

 

 

Week 5 - The Forces Acting on The Water

Task for this Week: Overview of forces and Equations

 

Lecture 7: Monday Sept. 23

 

The Oceanic Heat Budget

 
 

Assigned Readings

 

Article

Article

 

 

Lecture 8: Wednesday Sept. 25

 

Assigned Readings

 

OC

OC

 

 

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Week 15 - Finals' Week

Monday Dec. 2

(10.30 - 12.30)

 

Literature Review Presentations

 
 

 

Wednesday Dec. 4

 

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