ESCI 501 (05) - Introduction to Oceanography

Introduction to Oceanography

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   5  
CRN: 11936
Special Fees: $35.00
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. Lab.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Attributes: Physical Science(Discovery), Inquiry (Discovery), Discovery Lab Course
Instructors: Robert Letscher

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 MWF 11:10am - 12:00pm JAMS G46
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 M 1:10pm - 3:30pm JAMS 244
Final Exam 12/15/2023 12/15/2023 F 10:30am - 12:30pm JAMS G46