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.