PHY 477 - Observational Methods and Data Analysis in Physical Oceanography
(PHY 577 ) Prerequisite: PHY 315 , PHY 475 . Description of instrumentation used to measure temperature, salinity, pressure, and current in the ocean. Time series analysis and data reduction techniques including linear regression, spectral analysis, filtering, optimal interpolation and principal component analysis. Hands-on use of techniques and instrumentation to collect and analyze real oceanographic data. Credit is not allowed for both PHY 477 and PHY 577 . Satisfies University Studies V: Explorations Beyond the Classroom. Partially satisfies University Studies IV: Building Competencies/Writing Intensive.
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