Prerequisites: MATH 2001 and 2002 or equivalent and instructor's consent. This class is intended to provide an introduction to Acoustical Oceanography for students at the senior undergraduate and graduate levels, and for the non-specialist in ocean studies.
The class covers the basic theory of sound propagation and scattering in the ocean environment, and the applications to acoustic remote sensing of the ocean interior. The areas of application include: Physical oceanography, biological and fisheries oceanography, and marine geophysics and geology. The class is open to students with backgrounds in the life and environmental sciences, as well as in the physical sciences and engineering.