Basic concepts of the evolution and physical structures of the Earth's oceans and the atmosphere. Dynamic aspects of the oceans (waves, tides, tsunamis) and atmospheric circulation (weather). Role of biological processes (including anthropogenic) in defining the present oceans and atmosphere. Global climate issues discussed in EPSc 111. SP 2021: Remote instruction; synchronous each meeting (asyncrhonous options available).
Course Attributes: FA NSMBU SCIAR NSMAS NSM
Section 01Oceans and the Atmosphere
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