ATOC5051, Fall 2008

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

Reading Assignment 7

This reading assignment covers vorticity and potential vorticity.

  1. Geoff Vallis's Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics, Chapter 15.
  2. Cushman-Roisin and Beckers's Introduction to Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Chapter 20.4-20.5.

The reading quiz is due by 11AM (class time) on 11/04. It can be accessed through CULearn.

Optional additional reading may be useful for the assignment: