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segunda-feira, 12 de setembro de 2011
Mini-curso sobre Circulação Oceânica em Buenos Aires.
Departamento de Ciencias de la Atmósfera y los Océanos, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales,
Universidad de Buenos Aires
Professors: Ricardo P. Matano, College of Atmospheric and Ocean Sciences, Oregon State University. Vincent Combes, College of Atmospheric and Ocean Sciences, Oregon State University.
This course is offered to upper level undergraduate and graduate students. Students will gain exposure to fundamental concepts in ocean circulation theory and modeling. Theory classes will be complemented with laboratory classes in which the students will have hands on experience in the use of the ROMS (Regional Ocean Model System) model. Course topics will include: rotating and non-rotating waves, frictional effects in geophysical systems, quasi-geostrophic theory, wind-driven ocean circulation, thermocline theory, the meridional overturning circulation. No prior experience in ocean modeling is required.