SIO 210: Introduction to Physical Oceanography

Observational tools

Lynne Talley, Fall, 2016


  • DPO 6th edition:
    Chapter 6 (introduction and section 6.1)
    Supplementary Chapter S16 (sections S16.1, S16.4, S16.5, S16.9).
    Click on the link to reach the version on Science Direct. If you do not have VPN access to this chapter, it can be downloaded without cost from Elsevier's companion website. under "Supplementary materials". Some of these are long sections: just get the general idea of types of measurements and instruments.

    Further reading (for your own interest)

  • Chereskin, T. and B. Howe, 2007. Oceanographic Measurements. In Springer Handbook of Experimental Fluid Mechanics. Eds., Tropea, C., A. L. Yarin and J. F. Foss. Springer, Berlin, 1179-1217.

    Links to powerpoint (all sections of SIO 2100

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    No additional notes or study questions. See weblinks to databases and figures that appear in the powerpoint presentation.

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