This course will start with transient overview of what vital present analysis matters are in oceanography (bodily, geological, and organic) and the way acoustics can be utilized as a instrument to deal with them. Three typical examples are local weather, backside geology, and marine mammal habits. Will then tackle the acoustic inverse drawback, reviewing inverse strategies (linear and nonlinear) and the mix of acoustical strategies with different measurements as an built-in system. Final a part of course will focus on particular case research, taken from present analysis journals. This course is taught on campus at MIT and with simultaneous video at Woods Gap Oceanographic Establishment.