ATOC5051, Fall 2008
Intro to Physical Oceanography, or Notions for the Motions of the Oceans
Reading Assignment 2
This reading assignment introduces the equations of conservation and motion for the ocean.
- Geoff Vallis's Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics Chapter 1.
- Emery, Talley, and Pickard's Descriptive Physical Oceanography, 7th ed. Chapter 5.
The reading quiz is due by 11AM (class time) on 9/09. It can be accessed through CULearn.
Optional additional reading may be useful for the assignment:
- Joe Pedlosky's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Chapters 1, 2.
- Adrian Gill's Atmosphere-Ocean Dynamics, Chapter 1, 2, and 3.