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12.802 Wave Motion in the Ocean and the Atmosphere | Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

12.802 Wave Motion in the Ocean and the Atmosphere | Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

This course is an introduction to basic ideas of geophysical wave motion in rotating, stratified, and rotating-stratified fluids. Subject begins with general wave concepts of phase and group velocity. It also covers the dynamics and kinematics of gravity waves with a focus on dispersion, energy flux, initial value problems, etc.
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