College or University: University of Michigan
Type of degree: M.S.
Brief overview of program: Interdisciplinary program that combines classes in atmospheric and oceanic science within the Atmospheric, Oceanic Space Science dept. with classes in coastal oceanography and water waves in the department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, estuarine and river flows in the department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and palaeo-oceanography and marine geology in the department of geological sciences
Website: Click here for program website
Tuition (2007):In State: 12000, Out of State: 22000
Number of students enrolled in 2007: 0
Where do most of the students go upon graduating or leaving the program?
Continue Education: 40% | Enter Workforce: 60% | Do not know: 0%
For the students that enter the workforce, what are the most common occupations that they pursue with this degree or certificate? physical oceanography
Description of Facilities: Two-hundred foot long towing tank in the Marine Hydrodynamics Laboratory. One-hundred-and-fifty-processor massively parallel computer. Small water wave experimental tanks.
Program Faculty: John P. Boyd (AOSS), theory, nonlinear waves, computational fluid dynamics
Nikolaos Katopodes (CEE)numerical modelling of river and estaurine flows, control theory
Steven Wright (CEE) river and estaurine flows, hydrology
Aline Cotel (CEE) experimental fluid mechanics
Guy Meadows (NAME/AOSS) coastal oceanography, experimental fluid mechanics
Chris Ruf (AOSS)remote sensing of the ocean
Allison Steiner (AOSS) air-sea interaction
Person to be hired (AOSS) ice modeling
Student Support: Yes
Program Point of Contact: John Boyd
Institution address: University of Michigan 2455 Hayward Avenue
Ann Arbor,MI 48109