Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

Teaching schedule

Academic year: 
2018/2019
Belonging course: 
Course of Master's Degree Programme on SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGIES OF NAVIGATION
Disciplinary sector: 
OCEANOGRAPHY AND PHYSICS OF THE ATMOSPHERE (GEO/12)
Language: 
Italian
Credits: 
6
Year of study: 
1
Cycle: 
Second semester
Hours of front activity: 
48

Language

Italian

Course description

The aim of the course is to understand the fundamental aspects the coastal oceanography and its dynamic and hydrological processes, as well as to analyze sampling methods and strategies through traditional and innovative measuring instrument.

Prerequisites

Knowledge of the basic laws for the Atmosphere and Oceans.

Syllabus

The aim of the course is to understand the fundamental aspects the coastal oceanography and its dynamic and hydrological processes, as well as to analyze sampling methods and strategies through traditional and innovative measuring instrument.

Teaching Methods

Classroom lessons.

Textbooks

K. F. BOWDEN: "Physical Oceanography of Coastal Waters", Horwood, 1983.
G. T. CSANADY: "Circulation in the Coastal Ocean", Reidel, 1984.

Learning assessment

The exam will consist of a verbal examination during which the ability to describe, explain and relate to each other several topics of the course will be evaluated.
The final aim of the exam is the verification of the achievement of the training level previously described.

More information

Slides showed and scientific papers will be provided.