ESC 130(E) - Introduction to Oceanography
MassTransfer Block Code: Natural & Physical Laboratory Science
An introduction to the scientific concepts that provide an explanation to the formation of oceans and the nature of the global marine environment. Topics include: seafloor dynamics and plate tectonic theory, the origins of ocean basins, the earth beneath the sea, marine sedimentation, properties of seawater, wind and ocean circulation, El Niño weather patterns, waves and tides, beaches and coasts, coastal habitats, marine ecology, and coral reefs.
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