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PHY2504H S specializedGeophysical Fluid Dynamics

Course Title PHY2504H S specialized
Session winter
Year of Study 1st year
Time and Location Time: TBA
Room: TBA

Zhan  Su


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.