Introducing hydrodynamics, wave propagation, hydrological dynamics of water mass, and coupling with the biological dynamics at all scales.
Global change and functional biodiversity
Introduction to hydrodynamics
Introduction to wave propagations
Marine Biological processes at different scales
Introduction to mathematical modelling
Understand basics concepts of physics (tide, currents, waves ...).
Understand how this can influence biological processes at relevant scales.
Being able to construct basic mathematical models to represent coupling.
Understand the link between simulations and models
Quantitative Physical Oceanography
Basics in deterministic modelling (Marine ecosystem models)
Mann, K.H., Lazier, J.R.N. 2013. Dynamics of Marine Ecosystems, Backwell eds.
Knauss, J.A. 2005. Introduction to Physical Oceanography. Waveland eds.
Written exam : 40%
Personal Project : 60 %