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Subject:

Oceanography

Title:

OCEAN-102 Fundamentals of Oceanography with Laboratory - (SC) - 4 Units

Instructor:

Freytag, J

Recom: Eligibility for ENGL 122 or equivalent



Course

Section

Days

Time

Room

Units

Start/Stop Dates

OCEAN-102

1840

TTH

12:30-1:45pm

FORUM

4 Units

Full Term

W

2:00-4:50pm

LHS-117


Catalog Course Description
OCEAN-102 Fundamentals of Oceanography with Laboratory
4 - 4 Units SC
Credit - Degree Applicable
Variable Hours
 
Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 122 or equivalent
Note: Students who have taken Fundamentals of Oceanography OCEAN 101 (formerly OCEAN 109) will not receive credit for Fundamentals of Oceanography OCEAN 102.
This course is an introduction to the geographical, chemical, physical and biological aspects of the world's oceans and the interactions among these different aspects. Lecture topics will include: The history of oceanography; historic and modern oceanographic sampling and analysis methods; the scientific method and its utilization in the ocean sciences; plate tectonics and marine geology; the marine-land interface; ecological problems of the local bay, estuary, delta and state wide water resources; oceans' roles as a dominant influence on the earth and its climate; ocean resource management and preservation of the marine environment; the deep sea: properties, animal diversity and evolutionary adaptations; and evolution by means of natural selection. Students will experience the role of oceanographer as they prepare for, participate in, and analyze data collected on a research expedition in local bay waters. CSU, UC

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