ATOC5051, Fall 2008

Intro to Physical Oceanography, or Notions for the Motions of the Oceans

Reading Assignment 5

This reading assignment covers vorticity and potential vorticity dynamics..

  1. Geoff Vallis's Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics, Chapter 4.
  2. Joe Pedlosky's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Chapter 2.

The reading quiz is due by 11AM (class time) on 10/14. It can be accessed through CULearn.

Optional additional reading may be useful for the assignment: