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Semaine
1
4 heures pour terminer

1A - The Mediterranean: a model of an ocean - Temperature, salinity and pressure.

Module 1 addresses some of the fundamental concepts of descriptive oceanography related to the physical characteristics of water: the vertical distribution of temperature and salinity, TS diagram, stability and destabilization of the water column, the formation of water dense and deep, the water masses and circulation. It is necessary also introduces concepts to understand the relationship between the distribution of the mass of water, its surface topography of a regional or larger scale, and called geostrophic circulation, where it plays a fundamental role the Coriolis force. While the concepts presented have general applicability, examples are the Mediterranean, starting with the characteristics of the waters near Barcelona, where it begins and ends the Barcelona World Race, and ending with the general circulation of the water masses around the Mediterranean....
5 vidéos (Total 59 min), 13 lectures, 1 quiz
5 vidéos
1.0 Video Introduction10 min
1.1 Video Temperature, salinity, density15 min
1.2.1 Video Introduction: Vertical profiles for T and S on the Catalan coast, NW Mediterranean.11 min
1.2.2 Video Vertical stability12 min
13 lectures
Introduction10 min
Course structure10 min
1. Introduction to the module 1 (A and B)10 min
1.1 The Mediterranean: a model of an ocean - Temperature, salinity and pressure10 min
1.1.1 Temperature10 min
1.1.2 Salinity10 min
1.1.3 Pressure10 min
1.1.4 Density and the T/S diagram10 min
1.2 The annual hydrographic cycle opposite Barcelona10 min
1.2.1 Vertical profiles for T and S on the Catalan coast, NW Mediterranean.10 min
1.2.2 Vertical stability10 min
1.2.3 Stability gains and losses10 min
1.2.4 The construction and destruction of the thermocline10 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quiz 1A30 min
Semaine
2
3 heures pour terminer

1B - The Mediterranean: a model of an ocean - Water masses and circulation

In this module you will learn how dense waters and water bodies are formed. Where the Mediterranean will be used as a model of ocean. As well as some of the fundamental concepts of marine dynamics, which is how the Coriolis and pressure gradient force is formed. Besides the importance of dynamic topography and geostrophic flow. Hope will be to your liking....
4 vidéos (Total 66 min), 8 lectures, 1 quiz
4 vidéos
1.4 Video: The Mediterranean a model of an ocean16 min
1.5.1 Video The pressure gradient force13 min
1.5.2 Video: The Coriolis Force17 min
8 lectures
1.3 The formation of dense water and water masses10 min
1.4 The Mediterranean a model of an ocean10 min
1.4.1 The Mediterranean, a negative estuary10 min
1.4.2 The circulation of the Mediterranean's main masses of water10 min
1.5 Fundamental concepts of marine dynamics10 min
1.5.1 The “pressure gradient force”10 min
1.5.2 The Coriolis Force10 min
1.5.3 Dynamic topography and geostrophic circulation10 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quiz 1B30 min
Semaine
3
6 heures pour terminer

2. The Global Ocean

This module will enter fully into the Global Ocean, will review and generalize the aspects previously referred to in the previous module. We will see the role of the ocean on a global scale, and how we can affect those who live closer or farther from the coast. Try to understand why it is still quite unknown and will glance nose in the marine environment. That is, how it behaves for those living beings, most who live within the ocean or in direct contact with him....
12 vidéos (Total 151 min), 18 lectures, 1 quiz
12 vidéos
2.1.2 Video: The water cycle on the planet6 min
2.1.3 Video: The confinement of the ocean and the freedom of the atmosphere. Exchanges of energy and evaporation. Heating and cooling. Consequences of ocean dynamics.14 min
2.1.4 Video: Vertical structure by density. Intrusions and intermediate waters7 min
2.2.1 Video Circulation, water masses and the internal structure of the oceans. Geostrophy or how ocean structure reflects circulation and how the circulation affects structure14 min
2.2.3 Video Wind-induced circulation. Ekman and upwelling.13 min
2.3.1 Video Instabilities. Inertial motion. Mesoscale.10 min
2.3.2 Video Deep and intermediate water formation18 min
2.3.3 Video Climate impact. Heat distribution on the planet. Hidden heat.13 min
2.3.4 Video Non-linearity and instabilities: Niños and Niñas14 min
2.4.1 Video A three-dimensional environment, with little or no visibility and no fixed references12 min
2.4.2 Video A sea full of life: the pelagic and benthic environments. Near to and far from the coast. In light and darkness.13 min
18 lectures
2. Introduction Planet Earth is also 'planet water'10 min
2.1.The Global Ocean10 min
2.1.1 From the Mediterranean to the ocean. Changing scales past Gibraltar10 min
2.1.2 Water cycle on the planet10 min
2.1.3 The confinement of the ocean and the freedom of the atmosphere. Exchanges of energy and evaporation. Heating and cooling. Consequences of ocean dynamics.10 min
2.1.4 Vertical structure by density. Intrusions and intermediate waters10 min
Introduction Ocean Circulation10 min
2.2.1 Circulation, water masses and te internal structure of the oceans. Geostrophy or how ocean structure reflects circulation and how the circulation affects structure10 min
2.2.2 Thermohaline circulation. Water transport and the conveyor belt10 min
2.2.3 Wind-induced circulation. Ekman and upwelling.10 min
2.3 Introduction Other scales of motion10 min
2.3.1 Instabilities. Inertial motion. Mesoscale.10 min
2.3.2 Deep and intermediate water formation10 min
2.3.3 Climate impact. Heat distribution on the planet. Hidden heat.10 min
2.3.4 Non-linearity and instabilities: Niños and Niñas10 min
2.4 Introduction The ocean as an environment. A sea full of life10 min
2.4.1 A three-dimensional environment, with little or no visibility and no fixed references10 min
2.4.2 A sea full of life: the pelagic and benthic environments. Near to and far from the coast. In light and darkness.10 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quiz 230 min
Semaine
4
2 heures pour terminer

3A. Satellite oceanography: all eyes on the planet (I)

In this module you will learn the importance of ocean observation by satellite, talk about remote sensing, electromagnetic radiation emitted and reflected, and the importance of their study for navigation....
4 vidéos (Total 22 min), 9 lectures, 1 quiz
4 vidéos
3.1.1 Video Can we do something similar for the ocean?5 min
3.1.2 Video Why do we want to use remote sensing for oceanography?7 min
3.2.2 Video Sensing the ocean surface from a satellite6 min
9 lectures
3.1 What is remote sensing? Why do we want to observe the ocean from space?10 min
3.1.1 Can we do something similar for the ocean?10 min
3.1.2 Why do we want to use remote sensing for oceanography?10 min
3.1.3 Advantages and disadvantages of ocean remote sensing10 min
3.2 Electromagnetic radiation emitted and reflected by the ocean10 min
3.2.1 Oceans and electromagnetic radiation10 min
3.2.2 Sensing the ocean surface from a satellite10 min
3.2.3 Sea Surface Temperature (SST)10 min
3.2.4 Ocean colour10 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quiz 3A30 min
Semaine
5
4 heures pour terminer

3B. Satellite oceanography: All eyes on the planet (II)

This new module will expand the study of oceanography satellite, and microwave as for obtaining information are used. What are they and what is the importance of active sensors. And finally, other applications of satellites and their importance....
8 vidéos (Total 75 min), 15 lectures, 1 quiz
8 vidéos
3.3.2 Video Sea surface salinity determined by microwaves12 min
3.4.3 Video How is this used in satellite oceanography?14 min
3.4.3.1 Video scatterometer wind vector retrieval8 min
3.4.4 Video Radar altimeter: the revolution in operational oceanography8 min
3.5.1 Video Beyond satellite measurements: navigation and communications7 min
3.5.2 Video The Argo array of profiling floats1 min
3.5.3 Video Operational oceanography12 min
15 lectures
3.3 A very interesting atmospheric window: the microwave domain10 min
3.3.1 Microwave radiometers10 min
3.3.2 Sea surface salinity determined by microwaves10 min
3.3.3 Sea ice observation and icebergs tracking10 min
3.3.4 Surface wind speed and direction10 min
3.4 Active sensors: satellites that illuminate the oceans10 min
3.4.1 Lidar: using a laser to observe the ocean10 min
3.4.2 Radars: active sensors to illuminate the ocean through clouds10 min
3.4.3 Side-looking radars to image the ocean surface and quantify its roughness10 min
3.4.4 Radar altimeter: the revolution in operational oceanography10 min
3.5 Other satellite applications in oceanography and final summary10 min
3.5.1 Beyond satellite measurements: navigation and communications10 min
3.5.2 The Argo array of profiling floats10 min
3.5.3 Operational oceanography10 min
3.5.4 Final summary10 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quiz 3B30 min
Semaine
6
5 heures pour terminer

4. Ocean chemistry: a chemical industry with wall-less pipes

In this section you will learn ocean chemistry what is it? how does it work? What is the vertical axis of the biosphere and the vertical segregació of the elements and how it works? What is carbon carbonate system and what is its relationship with the ocean conveyor belt?. The answers to all these questions will help us understand how the oceans work, the importance for navigation and its relationship to the planet's climate....
5 vidéos (Total 80 min), 19 lectures, 1 quiz
5 vidéos
4.1 Video: Water, solutes and particles16 min
4.2 Video The biosphere's vertical axis and the vertical segregrations of the elements13 min
4.3 Video The carbon carbonate system19 min
4.4 Video The chemistry of the global ocean conveyor belt17 min
19 lectures
4.1 Water, solutes and particles10 min
4.1.1 General Introduction: A complex chemical plant with no pipes10 min
4.1.2 Water10 min
4.1.3 The chemical composition of sea water10 min
4.1.4 Solute or particle: chemistry and gravity10 min
4.2 The biosphere's vertical axis and the vertical segregrations of the elements10 min
4.2.1 Production: light, nutrients and organisms10 min
4.2.2 Vertical segregation and the role of auxiliary energy in production10 min
4.2.3 New production and recycled production10 min
4.3 The carbon carbonate system10 min
4.3.1. Forms of inorganic carbon10 min
4.3.2 Processes which modify dissolved inorganic carbon10 min
4.3.3 Changes in alkalinity and pH10 min
4.3.4 CO2 exchanges with the atmosphere10 min
4.4 The chemistry of the global ocean conveyor belt10 min
4.4.1 The vertical and horizontal segregation of the nutrient elements10 min
4.4.2 Apparent oxygen utilisation and the apparent production of nutrients10 min
4.4.3 Respiration, acidification and dissolution of carbonate10 min
4.4.4 The global ocean distribution of chemical elements of interest for life10 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quiz 430 min
Semaine
7
5 heures pour terminer

5. Ocean basins: a memory sustained for millions of years

The result of the evolution of the crust of the Earth: a set of land masses and ocean basins in continuous motion over crust. With a little history we will achieve understand the result of the evolution of the crust of the earth and the diversity of ocean domains: the continental margins to large tanks. Large ocean basins...
11 vidéos (Total 136 min), 15 lectures, 1 quiz
11 vidéos
5.1.1. Video: A bit of history13 min
5.1.2. Video The result of the evolution of the Earth's crust19 min
5.2.1 Video Paleoceanography Introduction22 min
5.2.2 Video The marine record of glacial and interglacial cycles of the Quaternary12 min
5.2.3 Video The role of the oceans in the rapid advance of climatic variability15 min
5.2.4 Video The Carbon cycle as feedback for climate change14 min
5.2.5 Video Summary2 min
5.3.1 Video The marine sediment system as a response to the conditions and evolution of the medium8 min
5.4 Video Typologies of marine biogenous and hydrogenous sediment13 min
5.4.1 Video Biogenous sediment12 min
15 lectures
5. Introduction:The result of the evolution of the Earth's crust.Ocean basins10 min
5.1.1. Some history10 min
5.1.2. The result of the evolution of the Earth's crust10 min
5.1.3 The diversity of the ocean domains: from continental margins to great trenches. The great ocean basins10 min
5.2 Paleoceanography10 min
5.3 Marine sediment distribution10 min
5.3.1 The marine sediment system as a response to the conditions and evolution of the medium10 min
5.3.2 The conditioning factors for the distribution of terrigenous sediment and rates of sedimentation10 min
5.3.3 The marine sediment system as a response to conditions and the evolution of the environment10 min
5.4 Typologies of marine biogenous and hydrogenous sediment10 min
5.4.1 biogenous sediment10 min
5.4.2 Evaporite sediment and chemical precipitation (hydrogenous)10 min
5.4.3 Marine productivity and the preservation of organic matter in sediment10 min
5.4.4 Other deposits of interest10 min
5.5 Important points along the BWR course and their oceanic and structural significance10 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quiz 530 min
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