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2019-2020 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

GEO 430 - Oceanography

A comprehensive analysis of oceanographic processes, systems, and the interaction of the ocean with the atmosphere and lithosphere in the modern world as well as over geological time (paleoceanography). Emphasis on chemical, physical, and geological oceanography (3-0-0). Offered fall semester of even-numbered years. Prerequisite: GEO 112.

Credits: 3

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