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GEOL 210 - Oceanography

(3 credits)
Prerequisite: Any 100-level biology, chemistry, geological science, geography (physical science), or physics course
This course surveys the physical and chemical aspects of earth’s ocean, including the geology of the seafloor, ocean currents, tides, waves, sediment transport and deposition, seawater chemistry and submarine hot springs. An emphasis is also placed on oceanographic research expeditions and the tools used by scientists to explore the seafloor. Offered spring semester. (Formerly EASC 305 and EASC 210)