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Subject:

Oceanography

Title:

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

Instructor:

Freytag, John

Recom: Eligibility for ENGL 122 or equivalent



Course

Section

Days

Time

Room

Units

Start/Stop Dates

OCEAN-102

2647

TTH

12:30-1:50pm

FORUM

4 Units

Full Term

T

2:00-4:50pm

LHS-117


Catalog Course Description
OCEAN-102 Fundamentals of Oceanography with Laboratory
4 - 4 Units SC
Degree Applicable
Variable Hours
 
Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL-122 or equivalent
Note: Students who have taken Fundamentals of Oceanography OCEAN-101 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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