Course Detail
Course Components:
Enrollment Information
Requirement Designation:
Physical/Life Science Exploration
Course Attribute:
Sustainability - Limited
This is an interdisciplinary course that explores all aspects of the ocean including origins and evolution of ocean basins, physical and chemical properties of seawater, and links between circulation, currents, and climate, coastal processes, human interactions, and sustainability of ocean systems. Students will develop an “oceanic” perspective of earth systems, examine oceanic processes and the relationships between the ocean and other earth systems, and appreciate how the oceans influences societies and how humans affect the ocean.