Introduction to Ocean Waves and Tides

Course Number: 
SIO 111
Course Description: 
The linear theory of ocean surface waves, including: group velocity, wave dispersion, ray theory, wave measurement and prediction, shoaling waves, giant waves, ship wakes, tsunamis, and the physics of the surf zone.
Prerequisites: 
Math 20A–E and Phys 2A–C or 4A-C, or consent of instructor.
Number of Units: 
4
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