2012-2013 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
GEO 103 - Oceans
Scientific investigation of the oceans and interactions among ocean, atmosphere, and lithosphere. Introduction to the chemistry of seawater, physics of water movement, coastal processes, geological oceanography, changes in the oceanic system through geologic time, and the role of oceans in Earth's geologic evolution. Lectures and field trips. Fulfills Physical Sciences Foundation. (3-0-0) Offered fall semester and in summer.