Course Motivation

Basic Concepts in Physical Oceanography

This section of the course provides a common footing and common terminology for the rest of the course. Go through the content at your own pace, and do the assignments and assessments when ready.

Numerical Ocean Modeling: General Concepts

You will be led through the issues and trade-offs that arise in the design of any numerical ocean model.

Navy Ocean Models/Products:

The Navy's ocean models are discussed in terms of the general modeling framework built in the previous section.

Application of the Navy Models and Scenarios

In this section of the course, you will get hands-on experience using the various products and models.

Summary of the Models

Handy reference for the models and their salient characteristics.

Assessment and Evaluation

If you are taking this course for NPS credit, you will be given an exam and course evaluation forms.

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