Course Number

GEOL 135

Course Title

Oceanography and the the Environment

Course Date

Fall 2018

Course Level

100

Professor or Professors' Departmental/Program Affiliation

Amy Leventer, Geology

Document Type

Syllabus

Department(s)

Geology

Description

A study of the major contemporary concepts of biological, chemical, geological, and physical oceanography. The nature and origin of ocean basins by global plate tectonics, sedimentation, sea water composition, water masses, oceanic circulation, waves, tides, life in the sea, biological productivity, and human impact are all discussed. The importance of the ocean as a dynamic ecosystem is stressed throughout the course.

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