Physical oceanography is the study of physical conditions and physical processes within the ocean, especially the motions and physical properties of ocean waters. Physical oceanography focuses on describing and understanding the evolving patterns of ocean circulation and fluid motion, along with the distribution of its properties such as temperature, salinity and the concentration of dissolved chemical elements and gases. The ocean as a dynamic fluid is studied at a wide range of spatial scales, from the centimeter scales relevant to turbulent microstructure through the many thousand kilometer scales of the ocean gyres and global overturning circulation. Approaches include theory, direct observation, and computer simulation. Our research frequently takes place in the context of important multidisciplinary issues including the dynamics and predictability of global climate and the sustainability of human use in coastal and estuarine regions.
Related Conferences: Oceanography Conferences | Oceanography Meetings | Marine Science Conferences | Marine Biology Conferences:
3rd International Conference on Geo Sciences, October 13-14, 2018, Canada | 9th International Conference on Reduce, Reuse and Recycling, December 12-13, 2018, Canada | 2nd International conference on Ecology and Ecosystem, September 15-16, 2018 | 4th Annual Congress on Pollution and Global Warming November 15-16, 2018 | 20th International Conference on Oceanography March 12-13, 2018 | 12th International Conference on Oceanography & Marine Biology, June 28-29, 2018.
- Ocean currents
- Temperature, salinity and density
- Air-sea interaction
- Heat flux