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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENVSCI 226 - Introduction to Oceanography

3 Credit(s) | Lecture |
Course can be counted for credit once

The world ocean covers approximately 71% of the Earth surface and 99% of its livable volume. This course explains how the ocean works starting from the histories of ocean explorations and early scientific knowledge rot ocean formation, currents and waves, effect of Earth’s rotation, coastal and estuarine systems, marine habitats, nutrient-carbon cycle, human impacts and the role of oceans in climate change.

Course Attribute(s):
Distribution Area: Natural Sciences

Enrollment Requirements:
Prerequisites: ENVSCI 120  and ENVSCI 121  and ENVSCI 122  or permission of instructor