Oceanography, Introductory Course, 7.5 credits

About the education

This course gives an overview of different subjects in oceanography, with emphasis on physical oceanography. It treats the development of ocean basins, physical properties of seawater, geophysical fluid flows like wind-driven currents and currents driven by differences in temperature and salinity, waves and tides. Further it treats the oceans role in the climate system.

Subject: Meteorology

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Area of interest: Science and Mathematics

Science and mathematics help us understand how the world around us is connected – from the origin and structure of the universe, to the development and function of humanity and all other organisms on earth.

Scientific knowledge makes it possible to critically examine the credibility of information in different areas of everyday life, society, and the media.

As a scientist or mathematician, you will be attractive on a large job market that covers all parts of society and includes everything from pure technology companies to environment and healthcare, as well as research.

Department responsible for education

Department of Meteorology