GEOPHYS 713 : Turbulent Processes in Climate
2020 Semester One (1203) (15 POINTS)
Capabilities Developed in this Course
|Capability 1:||Disciplinary Knowledge and Practice|
|Capability 2:||Critical Thinking|
|Capability 3:||Solution Seeking|
- Describe the turbulent processes in the boundary layers of the ocean and atmosphere (Capability 1)
- Understand the conceptual models of turbulence (Capability 1)
- Evaluate models of turbulent processes and their effect on the thermal and dynamical structure of the boundary layers (Capability 1 and 2)
- Analyse geophysical data (Capability 1 and 3)
|Final Exam||50%||Individual Coursework|
|Assessment Type||Learning Outcome Addressed|
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