Oceanography (OCN)

OCN S101 Introduction to Oceanography

3 credits (3+0)
GER. Survey of the oceans. Geology, chemistry, physical and biological characteristics will be covered. Topics include plate tectonics, sedimentation, ocean topography, major and minor chemical elements of seawater, currents and water masses, waves and tides, upwelling, nutrient cycles, plankton and nekton, benthic and pelagic life.

OCN S411 General Oceanography

3 credits (3+0)
Survey of the physics, chemistry and geology of the oceans, and explanations of the relationships between the physical environment and organisms.Prerequisite: BIOL S271 and CHEM S106