12.701 Classic Papers in Physical Oceanography


Class Info

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 be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by Y. Kwon (WHOI).

Lecture occurs 1:00 WH to 2:30 WH on Tuesdays in CAMPUS.

This class counts for a total of 6 credits.

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