ATOC5051, Fall 2008

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

Reading Assignment 8

This reading assignment covers the wind & buoyancy driven circulation.

  1. Geoff Vallis's Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics, Chapter 16.
  2. Tomczak and Godfrey's Regional Oceanography: An Introduction, Chapters 5 and 20.

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

Optional additional reading may be useful for the assignment: