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2018-2019 Undergraduate Studies Bulletin 
  May 25, 2024
2018-2019 Undergraduate Studies Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

GEOL 582 - Marine Hydrodynamics

Credits: 3

Basic principles of fluid statics and dynamics. Conservation of mass, momentum, and energy; viscosity, vorticity, and boundary layers with examples from the marine environment. Applications to and analysis of ocean currents and waves.

Cross-listed Course: MSCI 582

Prerequisites: differential equations, PHYS 201 or 211, or consent of instructor

Note: Scheduled field trips are required.