GLG 140 - Introduction to Oceanography with Lab
Prerequisite: Appropriate score on assessment test or successful completion of TRM 091 or MAT 101 and TRE 089
Corequisite: GLG 140L
Description: This course introduces physical, chemical, and geological conditions that regulate global ocean phenomena. Topics covered include history of oceanography, physical and chemical properties of ocean water, air-sea interactions, current, wave, and tidal phenomena, origins of the oceans, geologic processes and features, biological influences, and environmental issues. Laboratory exercises are included to provide experimental learning opportunities.
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 3
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