Forces, Flows, and Waves of the Ocean

MBAQ 305
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Start Date

May 25 – June 28

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Continuing Education Units

4.5 CEUs

Forces, Flows, and Waves of the Ocean

This course provides an extensive overview of oceanography- the chemical, biological, geological, and physical characteristics and patterns of oceans throughout the globe. Topics covered will include the physical and chemical properties of seawater, evolution of ocean basins, ocean-atmosphere interactions and cycles, multi-dimensional ocean circulation, and large scale fluctuations such as tides and waves. Additional work will include an investigation into patterns of sedimentation, plankton and primary productivity, and biogeochemical cycles. Specific emphasis will be placed on how ocean behavior and patterns is impacted by and impacts human development and coastal communities around the world.

Credits: 3
Prerequisites: CHEM 101

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