EARTH341

Coastal Oceanography

This paper focuses on the physical oceanography of the coastal zone. Topics include estuarine circulation, wind driven currents on the shelf, longwaves, resonance, seiching, methodologies for quantifying processes and coastal responses, waves and surfzone processes.

This paper focuses on the physical oceanography of the coastal zone. Topics include estuarine circulation, wind driven currents on the shelf, longwaves, resonance, seiching, methodologies for quantifying processes and coastal responses, waves and surfzone processes.

Paper Information

Points: 15.0
Prerequisite(s): EARTH241 or ERTH242
Internal assessment / examination: 60:40
Restriction(s): ERTH344

Note: The paper includes a field trip on the weekend.

Trimesters and Locations

Occurrence Code When taught Where taught
21A (HAM)A Trimester : 1 Mar 2021 - 27 Jun 2021 Hamilton
21A (TGA)A Trimester : 1 Mar 2021 - 27 Jun 2021 Tauranga

Timetabled Lectures

The Timetable for 2021 is not available.


Indicative Fees

Fees for 2021 are not yet available.


Paper Outlines

The following 2020 paper outlines are available for EARTH341. Please contact the Faculty or School office for details on 2021 outlines.

Additional Information

Available Subjects:  Aquaculture | Coastal Processes | Earth Sciences | Environmental Planning | Environmental Sciences

Other available years: Coastal Oceanography - EARTH341 (2020) , Coastal Oceanography - EARTH341 (2019)

Paper details current as of : 23 September 2020 12:13pm
Indicative fees current as of : 4 June 2020 3:25pm

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