OC4220 Coastal Circulation

Coastal ocean physical processes. Dynamics and models of coastal ocean circulations driven by wind, thermohaline, tidal, boundary currents, and ocean eddy forces. Recent papers on coastal ocean circulation. Laboratory sessions on computing properties of tides, coastal trapped waves and wind-driven motions over the shelf and slope.


OC4211 (may be taken concurrently)

Lecture Hours


Lab Hours


Quarter Offered

  • As Required