12.701 Classic Papers in Physical Oceanography
Provides a historical perspective on fundamental topics in oceanography by considering individual works which, when pieced together, contribute to the more cohesive description of how the ocean works. In class discussions, students consider various aspects of the work in question, including motivation, approach, and implications for the broader context. They also synthesize information and make oral presentations. Develops basic analytical and critical skills in paper reading and writing.
This class has no prerequisites.
12.701 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by Y. Kwon (WHOI).
Lecture occurs 10:30 WH to 12:00 WH on Thursdays in CAMPUS.
This class counts for a total of 6 credits.
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