May 25, 2020  
2014-15 Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-15 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ATM 3220 - Physical Oceanography

This course emphasizes study of properties of sea water and generation of waves, tides, currents, and upwelling.  The course also discusses air-sea interactions, including moisture, momentum, and heat transfers.  In addition, the relationships among surface, deep water, and atmospheric circulations and climate change are discussed.

Prerequisites & Notes
The prerequisite is ATM 2020. There is a lab fee. This course is offered every odd-numbered fall.

Credits: 3

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