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ATOC 312 Rotating Fluid Dynamics (3 credits)

Offered by: Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences (Faculty of Science)

Overview

Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences : Lagrangian and Eulerian time derivatives. Vorticity, divergence and Helmholtz decomposition. Two-dimensional Navier-Stokes equation for non-divergent flows. Rotating coordinate systems and the shallow water equations. Linear solutions, potential vorticity, and geostrophy in the shallow water context. Shallow-water quasi-geostrophic approximation, including Rossby waves and barotrophic (Rayleigh) instability.

Terms: Fall 2021

Instructors: Toque, Nathalie (Fall)

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