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Elementary Oceanography (OCE-1001)

Course objectives:

This course introduces the student to the biology, chemistry, geology, and physics of the ocean at a basic level. At the completion of the course, the student will have developed an appreciation of how the ocean functions and how it influences daily life. The course is based on a textbook, however, exciting new research results and important recent discoveries will be included in the course.



The North American Continent with the shelf visible as light blue rim around the continent (Picture NOAA)