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12.802 Wave Motion in the Ocean and the Atmosphere

12.802 Wave Motion in the Ocean and the Atmosphere

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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