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PH5011 - Geophysical Fluid Dynamics

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: School of Engineering

This is an introduction to geophysical fluid dynamics of oceans and atmospheres with a development into meteorology. Energy balance, fluid motion on a rotating earth, turbulent transport, vorticity and circulation.

Learning Outcomes

  • to understand the basic concept behind fluid flow in oceanography and meteorology.
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Subject
Combinations:
PH4001

Availabilities

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 11 hours lectures
Assessment: other exams (50%); assignments (50%).

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 11 hours lectures
Assessment: other exams (50%); assignments (50%).

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