Coastal Engineering: Tides (RV-6156)
This 2-hour online course covers the basic concepts of the tides and the astronomical forces that cause them. The nature of global and local tidal variations are introduced as well as the vocabulary of tides and tidal datums.
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Water / Stormwater Management
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At the conclusion of this course the student will:
Understand the astronomical forces that cause the tides.
Become familiar with some of the factors that affect the variations in regional tides.
Become familiar with the various tidal datums in use today.
Have an appreciation of the significance of tides on the environment.
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