1.64 Physical Limnology
Provides an introduction to physical processes occurring in lakes and shallow surface water systems with emphasis on mechanisms affecting fate and transport. Topics include internal waves, differential heating and cooling, boundary mixing, turbulent mixing, and influence of vegetation. Begins with a review of Navier-Stokes equation. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.
This class has 1.061 as a prerequisite.
1.64 will be offered this semester (Spring 2017). It is instructed by H. M. Nepf.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.
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