ENVIRON 232 - Introductory Oceanography
Winter 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Program in the Environment (ENVIRON)
Department: SNE Program in the Environment
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS, QR/2
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in AOSS 203.
Waitlist Capacity:
99
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

This course explores the Earth's oceans in terms of geological, chemical, physical, and biological oceanography, with emphasis on understanding the oceans as an integrated system. We study the processes that form ocean basins, the forces that govern ocean circulation, the physical and chemical properties that influence the distribution of life, and the adaptation of organisms to their aquatic environment. We will also discuss the ocean's role in mitigating global change and the consequences for oceanic ecosystems and human society.

Course Requirements:

The course will have two in-person exams that will be taken during the class period.

The lab component (EARTH 223) is encouraged but not required to be taken with the class component (EARTH 222) of the course.

Intended Audience:

This course is intended primarily for freshmen and sophomores.

Class Format:

The course cannot be taken totally asynchronously; however, there will be some pre-recorded lectures that can be viewed prior to the class meeting.

Schedule

ENVIRON 232 - Introductory Oceanography
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
17552
Open
16
 
-
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: This class is closed to seniors until December 10. To enroll in the Intro Oceanography Lab, enroll in any section of EARTH 223 Students are strongly encouraged to enroll in both EARTH 222/ENVIRON 232 and EARTH 223/ENVIRON 233.

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