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12.820 Turbulence in the Ocean and Atmosphere | Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

12.820 Turbulence in the Ocean and Atmosphere | Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

This course presents the phenomena, theory, and modeling of turbulence in the Earth's oceans and atmosphere. The scope ranges from centimeter to planetary scale motions. The regimes of turbulence include homogeneous isotropic three dimensional turbulence, convection, boundary layer turbulence, internal waves, two dimensional turbulence, quasi-geostrophic turbulence, and macrotrubulence in the ocean and atmosphere.
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