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Course Catalog 2008-2009 
    
Course Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOL 161 - Marine Science


Next Offered: 2009-2010
Semester Offered: First Semester
Credits (Range): 3 Hours
Attribute: 3 NS

An investigation of geological, physical, chemical and biological processes operating in the oceans and ocean basins, emphasizing interactions among them. We examine marine geology, plate tectonics, ocean circulation, sea water chemistry, waves, tides and coastal processes in the modern oceans. We also explore the geologic history of ocean basins. The final third of the course covers marine life, including plankton, coral reefs, deep sea life, and marine mammals, and explores human interactions with the oceans. Enrollment Limit: 60.
Instructor: K. Hubbard, S. Wojtal



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