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13.00 Introduction to Ocean Science and Technology, Fall 2002

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Show simple item record Leonard, John J. en_US
dc.coverage.temporal Fall 2002 en_US 2002-12
dc.identifier 13.00-Fall2002
dc.identifier local: 13.00
dc.identifier local: IMSCP-MD5-ac4d5ef699bc17b9a019b519552b218a
dc.description.abstract Introductory subject for students majoring or minoring in ocean engineering and others desiring introductory knowledge in the field. Physical oceanography including distributions of salinity, temperature, and density, heat balance, major ocean circulations and geostrophic flows, and influence of wind stress. Surface waves including wave velocities, propagation phenomena, and descriptions of real sea waves. Acoustics in the ocean including influence of water properties on sound speed and refraction, sounds generated by ships and marine animals, fundamentals of sonar, types of sonar systems and their principles of operation. en_US
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dc.subject Physical oceanography, en_US
dc.subject major ocean circulations, en_US
dc.subject geostrophic flows, en_US
dc.subject Surface waves, en_US
dc.subject wave velocities, en_US
dc.subject propagation phenomena, en_US
dc.subject ocean acoustics, en_US
dc.subject sonar en_US
dc.title 13.00 Introduction to Ocean Science and Technology, Fall 2002 en_US
dc.title.alternative Introduction to Ocean Science and Technology en_US

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