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physical oceanography

[′fiz·ə·kəl ‚ō·shə′näg·rə·fē]
(oceanography)
The study of the physical aspects of the ocean, the movements of the sea, and the variability of these factors in relationship to the atmosphere and the ocean bottom.
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She welcomed the chance to combine her expertise in microbiology with physical oceanography techniques exploring the dynamics of water and sand.
The sixth edition of Descriptive Physical Oceanography provides an introduction to descriptive physical oceanography for advanced undergraduates and graduate students.
Since the Navy operates globally under, on, and above the world's oceans, from blue water to the littorals, operational oceanography maintains expertise in geophysics (sea floor sediments and morphology), hydrography (ocean depths, navigation hazards), physical oceanography (ocean properties and motion to include currents, tides, waves, sea ice formation, and underwater acoustics), and meteorology (atmospheric properties and motion to include severe weather, tropical cyclone forecasting, and the electromagnetic spectrum).
Project earth science: physical oceanography, 2d rev.
Fofonoff Award, given annually to an early-career scientist who has demonstrated outstanding ability and research achievement in physical oceanography.
Dei Huws, Course Director Applied Marine Geosciences Tom Rippeth Course Director Physical Oceanography School of Ocean Sciences Bangor University
This volume contains 10 chapters and two short communications that describe recent research in physical oceanography, with a focus on the influence of ocean circulation on climate, especially El Nino's effects on tropical and European climates.
He then worked as an engineering assistant to Scott Worrilow in the physical oceanography department at Woods Hole in Falmouth for about five years.
This work will include physical oceanography, biological oceanography, veterinary medicine and help from the college of engineering to discover how these animals make a living.
With Project Earth Science: Physical Oceanography,Revised 2nd Edition teachers can immerse students in activities that focus on water, the substance that covers nearly three-quarters of Earth's surface.
R / V L~Europe is a coastal vessel 30 meters dedicated to research in Fishery, marine geoscience, physical oceanography and biology.
in Physical Chemistry from Iowa State University in 1951 and his SM in Physical Oceanography from MIT in 1962.

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