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2016-2017 Catalog 
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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.

Credits: (4)
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 3

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