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College Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEOL 100 - Oceanography


This course provides an introduction to the global marine environment, and covers such topics as the heat balance of the seas, oceanic circulation, the composition, configuration and origin of the sea floors, geochemical cycles, history of sea water, and marine ecology. The role of the oceans as sources of food and raw materials is also investigated. Spring semester. Prerequisite(s): No prerequisites. (4 Credits)