12.802 Wave Motion in the Ocean and the Atmosphere

Spring 2008

Deep-ocean Assessment and Reporting of Tsunamis.
A Deep-ocean Assessment and Reporting of Tsunamis (DART) buoy being deployed in the Pacific Ocean from the NOAA ship Ronald H. Brown. (Image courtesy of NOAA.)

Course Description

This course is an introduction to basic ideas of geophysical wave motion in rotating, stratified, and rotating-stratified fluids.
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Staff

Instructor:
Prof. Paola Rizzoli

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
3 sessions / week
1.5 hours / session

Level

Graduate