ESCI 501 (02) - Introduction to Oceanography

Introduction to Oceanography

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences
Online Course Delivery Method: Rotational Attendance
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   11  
CRN: 50103
Special Fees: $15.00
Introduces students to the four oceanographic disciplines: the geology of the ocean basins, including the creation of oceans and continents. The physics of the seas, including the origin of the ocean currents and their effect on the Earth's climate. The chemistry of the ocean waters, including how the distribution of elements reflects circulation and biology. The life in the ocean, including animals, plants and microbes, and humanity's influence on them. Special fee. Lab.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Attributes: Physical Science(Discovery), Inquiry (Discovery), Discovery Lab Course
Instructors: James Pringle

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 MWF 10:10am - 11:00am HS 150
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 M 3:40pm - 6:00pm JAMS 244