Ocean Sciences for Winter 2023

OCSC1000
Exploration of the World Ocean


CRN: 92161
Instructor(s): Snelgrove, Paul Vernon R


Description
is an introductory course covering the major ocean sciences (biology, chemistry, geology, physics) at a level sufficient for science majors but accessible to non-science majors. It explores phenomena occurring from the shoreline to the abyss and from equatorial to polar regions. It also examines principles of marine ecology as well as how the marine environment affects humans and vice versa. The course is offered either in a blended format (combining face-to-face lectures and online interactive activities in the form of virtual oceanographic expeditions) or exclusively online. LC: a maximum of 1.5 hours per week OR: a maximum of 3 hours per week of online interactive activities

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


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