Topic outline

  • General

  • Monday 23 November

    Oceanographic background.  The topics covered in the day's lectures include:

    • Physical oceanography background
    • Marine Observations
    • Ocean waves
    • Oceanic heat budget
    • Ocean surface winds and Wind effects
  • Tuesday 24 November

    The second day of training continued with the theoretical background of the ocean, wave processes and tropical cyclones.  Topics on the day included:

    • Wave fields
    • Wave generation and growth
    • Deep water wave propagation
    • Shallow water wave processes
    • Tropical cyclone well and storms

  • Wednesday 25 November 2015

    A case study from South Africa was completed on the third day.

  • Thursday 26 November 2015

    Another case study from South Africa was conducted on the fourth day.

  • Friday 27 November 2015

    On the fifth day, a case study using local Oman data was compiled.

  • Topic 6