Physical description of the sea; physical properties of seawater, methods and measurements, boundary processes, regional oceanography. Prerequisites: the mathematics and physics required for admission to the graduate curriculum in the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, (to see the general admission requirements, click here.) or consent of the instructor.
This course is team taught by Myrl Hendershott and Lynne Talley.
The figures found in the
highlighted areas are just a few of those used in Talley's lectures.
These plots and limited text are background for the coursework.
The texts are evolving.
They may not
be used for other purposes without permission.
Notes, study questions and additional figures for Talley's
lectures will be placed here on an informal, continuing basis.
The course url is http://sam.ucsd.edu/sio210
Please note that this is an informal and incomplete set of notes for a graduate level introductory physical oceanography course. Figures which are from copyrighted sources include the reference.
Hendershott and Talley syllabus
Hendershott and Talley SIO library reserve list
Bibliography for Talley portion
Properties of seawater - matlab, fortran, c subroutines
Talley topic 1: Introduction to ocean circulation