GEOL 1033 - General Oceanography (3h)

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Offshore and deep-water oceanography, emphasizing an interdisciplinary approach and including geological, biological, physical and chemical aspects. History of oceanography; exploration techniques, instruments and vessels; origin of oceans and ocean basins; physiography of the ocean basins; deep-sea sediments; continental drift, sea-floor spreading and plate tectonics; marine volcanism; waves, tides and ocean currents; climatology and sea-level changes; marine ecology; marine resources.

Prerequisites: None.

Sections Available:

Course Code Location Instructor Start Date End Date      
N1 Online Christa Puhfahl Open Entry Syllabus


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