Five College Consortium

S-Physical Oceanography

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subject Name: 
Geosciences
Course Number: 
595D
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
An intensive survey of physical and chemical oceanography, emphasizing the role of the ocean as a system influencing the Earth's surficial processes and climate. Topics include the composition, properties and behavior of seawater, wind-driven and thermohaline ocean circulation theory, air-sea interactions, the flux of materials from the continents to the oceans, biogeochemical cycles (including the marine carbon cycle), and the role of the ocean in past, present, and future climatic change. Attendance at an accompanying weekly seminar required.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
35655

Course Sections

S-Physical Oceanography
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Robert Deconto TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM