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Semana
1
4 horas para completar

1A - The Mediterranean: a model of an ocean - Temperature, salinity and pressure.

5 videos (Total 59 minutos), 13 lecturas, 1 cuestionario
5 videos
1.0 Video Introduction10m
1.1 Video Temperature, salinity, density15m
1.2.1 Video Introduction: Vertical profiles for T and S on the Catalan coast, NW Mediterranean.11m
1.2.2 Video Vertical stability12m
13 lecturas
Introduction10m
Course structure10m
1. Introduction to the module 1 (A and B)10m
1.1 The Mediterranean: a model of an ocean - Temperature, salinity and pressure10m
1.1.1 Temperature10m
1.1.2 Salinity10m
1.1.3 Pressure10m
1.1.4 Density and the T/S diagram10m
1.2 The annual hydrographic cycle opposite Barcelona10m
1.2.1 Vertical profiles for T and S on the Catalan coast, NW Mediterranean.10m
1.2.2 Vertical stability10m
1.2.3 Stability gains and losses10m
1.2.4 The construction and destruction of the thermocline10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Quiz 1A30m
Semana
2
3 horas para completar

1B - The Mediterranean: a model of an ocean - Water masses and circulation

4 videos (Total 66 minutos), 8 lecturas, 1 cuestionario
4 videos
1.4 Video: The Mediterranean a model of an ocean16m
1.5.1 Video The pressure gradient force13m
1.5.2 Video: The Coriolis Force17m
8 lecturas
1.3 The formation of dense water and water masses10m
1.4 The Mediterranean a model of an ocean10m
1.4.1 The Mediterranean, a negative estuary10m
1.4.2 The circulation of the Mediterranean's main masses of water10m
1.5 Fundamental concepts of marine dynamics10m
1.5.1 The “pressure gradient force”10m
1.5.2 The Coriolis Force10m
1.5.3 Dynamic topography and geostrophic circulation10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Quiz 1B30m
Semana
3
6 horas para completar

2. The Global Ocean

12 videos (Total 151 minutos), 18 lecturas, 1 cuestionario
12 videos
2.1.2 Video: The water cycle on the planet6m
2.1.3 Video: The confinement of the ocean and the freedom of the atmosphere. Exchanges of energy and evaporation. Heating and cooling. Consequences of ocean dynamics.14m
2.1.4 Video: Vertical structure by density. Intrusions and intermediate waters7m
2.2.1 Video Circulation, water masses and the internal structure of the oceans. Geostrophy or how ocean structure reflects circulation and how the circulation affects structure14m
2.2.3 Video Wind-induced circulation. Ekman and upwelling.13m
2.3.1 Video Instabilities. Inertial motion. Mesoscale.10m
2.3.2 Video Deep and intermediate water formation18m
2.3.3 Video Climate impact. Heat distribution on the planet. Hidden heat.13m
2.3.4 Video Non-linearity and instabilities: Niños and Niñas14m
2.4.1 Video A three-dimensional environment, with little or no visibility and no fixed references12m
2.4.2 Video A sea full of life: the pelagic and benthic environments. Near to and far from the coast. In light and darkness.13m
18 lecturas
2. Introduction Planet Earth is also 'planet water'10m
2.1.The Global Ocean10m
2.1.1 From the Mediterranean to the ocean. Changing scales past Gibraltar10m
2.1.2 Water cycle on the planet10m
2.1.3 The confinement of the ocean and the freedom of the atmosphere. Exchanges of energy and evaporation. Heating and cooling. Consequences of ocean dynamics.10m
2.1.4 Vertical structure by density. Intrusions and intermediate waters10m
Introduction Ocean Circulation10m
2.2.1 Circulation, water masses and te internal structure of the oceans. Geostrophy or how ocean structure reflects circulation and how the circulation affects structure10m
2.2.2 Thermohaline circulation. Water transport and the conveyor belt10m
2.2.3 Wind-induced circulation. Ekman and upwelling.10m
2.3 Introduction Other scales of motion10m
2.3.1 Instabilities. Inertial motion. Mesoscale.10m
2.3.2 Deep and intermediate water formation10m
2.3.3 Climate impact. Heat distribution on the planet. Hidden heat.10m
2.3.4 Non-linearity and instabilities: Niños and Niñas10m
2.4 Introduction The ocean as an environment. A sea full of life10m
2.4.1 A three-dimensional environment, with little or no visibility and no fixed references10m
2.4.2 A sea full of life: the pelagic and benthic environments. Near to and far from the coast. In light and darkness.10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Quiz 230m
Semana
4
2 horas para completar

3A. Satellite oceanography: all eyes on the planet (I)

4 videos (Total 22 minutos), 9 lecturas, 1 cuestionario
4 videos
3.1.1 Video Can we do something similar for the ocean?5m
3.1.2 Video Why do we want to use remote sensing for oceanography?7m
3.2.2 Video Sensing the ocean surface from a satellite6m
9 lecturas
3.1 What is remote sensing? Why do we want to observe the ocean from space?10m
3.1.1 Can we do something similar for the ocean?10m
3.1.2 Why do we want to use remote sensing for oceanography?10m
3.1.3 Advantages and disadvantages of ocean remote sensing10m
3.2 Electromagnetic radiation emitted and reflected by the ocean10m
3.2.1 Oceans and electromagnetic radiation10m
3.2.2 Sensing the ocean surface from a satellite10m
3.2.3 Sea Surface Temperature (SST)10m
3.2.4 Ocean colour10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Quiz 3A30m
4.5
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Principales revisiones sobre Oceanography: a key to better understand our world

por AAJan 2nd 2018

I enjoyed the learning process for this course. I definitely recommend it. This course is very interactive and quite interesting :)

por JQAug 1st 2017

Fun and interesting. A wonderful review (I'm an ex pilot)

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Jordi Serra

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Grupo de Geociencias Marinas

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