ErSE 301 Geophysical Fluid Dynamics II



Climate and climate change, large-scale atmospheric and oceanic motions, fine-scale processes, shallow water equations, conservation properties of shallow water equations, geostrophic adjustment, vorticity and circulation, circulation theorems, potential vorticity conservation, quasi-geostrophic equations, energetics of quasigeostrophic equations, Rossby waves, barotropic and baroclinic instabilities.
Course period02/5/11 → …
Course level300