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Subject:

Oceanography

Title:

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

Instructor:

Staff, SRC

Recom: Eligibility for ENGL 122 or equivalent



Course

Section

Days

Time

Room

Units

Start/Stop Dates

OCEAN-101

9155

TTH

9:30-10:50am

SRC-W222

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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