Lecture 15: Wind, Currents 
Lecture 15: Wind, Currents
by UCLA / Edwin Schauble
Video Lecture 15 of 27
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Date Added: December 5, 2010

Lecture Description

October 30, 2009

Atmospheric Circulation Without Rotation
Actual Atmospheric Circulation
Lab Coriolis Movies
Coriolis Effect Movies
The Coriolis Effect on Earth
The Coriolis Effect
Why do storms (including hurricanes and cyclones) go backwards?
Atmospheric Circulation including Coriolis
Actual forecast of surface winds
Atmospheric Circulation including Coriolis
Local Meteorology of Southern California
Mediterranean Climate
Sea Breeze
Land Breeze
Marine Layer
Santa Ana Winds

Lecture Notes: Lecture 15: Wind 2 and Wind 3, Current

Course Index

Course Description

In this course, Prof. Edwin Schauble gives 27 video lectures on Introduction to Oceanography. This class provides a general introduction to geological, physical, chemical, and biological processes and history of Earth's global oceanic system.

Prerequisites
•High school science background
– Math: algebra & geometry, graphs
– Metric units
– Geography: maps, Earth's major features, longitude & latitude
– Chemistry: elements, atoms, molecules, chemical equations
– Physics: matter, density, waves, velocity, energy, gravity
– Biology: genus, species, evolution, plants & animals

Original Course Name: Earth & Space Science 15: Introduction to Oceanography.

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