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.
Math 20A–E and Phys 2A–C or 4A-C, or consent of instructor.
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