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Subject:

Oceanography

Title:

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

Instructor:

Greene, Valerie

Recom: Eligibility for ENGL-122 or equivalent



Course

Section

Days

Time

Room

Units

Start/Stop Dates

OCEAN-101

8441

W

6:30-9:20pm

LHS-217

3 Units

Full Term


Catalog Course Description
OCEAN-101 Fundamentals of Oceanography
3 - 3 Units SC
Degree Applicable
Variable Hours
 
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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