ATOC5051, Fall 2008
Intro to Physical Oceanography, or Notions for the Motions of the Oceans
Reading Assignment 6
This reading assignment covers the wind-driven overturning circulation.
- Geoff Vallis's Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics, Chapter 14.
- Cushman-Roisin and Beckers's Introduction to Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Chapter 20.1-20.3.
The reading quiz is due by 11AM (class time) on 10/21. It can be accessed through CULearn.
Optional additional reading may be useful for the assignment:
- Introduction to Fox-Kemper, B., Eddies and Friction: Removal of Vorticity from the Wind-Driven Gyre