Introduction to Oceanography

GEOL 0070 S01 [CRN: 25919]

Examines the ocean's role in Earth's global environment, emphasizing the dynamical interaction of the ocean with the atmosphere, biosphere, cryosphere, and lithosphere. Focus on physical/chemical/biological systems' interconnections needed to understand natural and anthropogenic variability on various time and space scales, from El Niño to global warming. Three lectures, written exercises on oceanographic problems; two field trips to study estuarine and coastal processes.
Term
Spring 2018
Credit Hours
1
Maximum Enrollment
999
Primary Instructor
Meetings
14:00 - 14:50 Mon, Wed, Fri - from Jan 24, 2018 to May 18, 2018
Exam Group Code
07