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Subject:

Oceanography

Title:

OCEAN-101 Fundamentals of Oceanography - (SC) - 3 Units

Instructor:

Seth, Daniel

Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL-122 or equivalent

Note: This course does not include a laboratory. Students requiring or wanting a laboratory should enroll in OCEAN-102.



Course

Section

Days

Time

Room

Units

Start/Stop Dates

OCEAN-101

3435

MTWTH

10:30-12:35pm

ATC-107

3 Units

6/16 - 7/24


Catalog Course Description
OCEAN-101 Fundamentals of Oceanography
3 unit(s)        SC
  • 54 hours Lecture per term
  • Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL-122 or equivalent
  • Note: This course does not include a laboratory. Students requiring or wanting a laboratory should enroll in OCEAN-102.
 
This course is an introduction to the geological, chemical, physical and biological aspects of the worlds oceans and the interactions among these different aspects. Lecture topics will include: The history of oceanography; historic and modern oceanographic instruments; 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, its climate, and the lives of its inhabitants; food, drug, and mineral energy resources from the sea; global and local ocean resource management, aqua cultural techniques and practices, and preservation of marine environments; and the deep sea; properties, animals and adaptations. The subject is multi-disciplinary both in regard to the variety of aspects studied and the methods of study utilized. CSU, UC

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