EOS 516

Ocean Acoustics

Units: 1.5

Formerly: EOS 516A

An introduction to the ocean as an acoustic medium, sound sources in the ocean, sound propagation in deep and shallow water, reflection and transmission processes at ocean boundaries, and ambient noise. Particular focuses can include acoustic signal processing, numerical propagation modelling, source localization, and ocean acoustic inversion.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of EOS 516, EOS 516A.

Graduate course in the Earth and Ocean Sciences program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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