Introduction to Oceanography

Course description

OCEN 1010_This course is a study of the marine environment. It focuses on the interdisciplinary nature of oceanography by exploring the principles of geological, physical, chemical, and biological oceanography.  Topics include the origin of oceans; the composition and history of seawater; oceanic currents, tides, and waves; coastlines and coastal processes; the sea floor; plant and animal life; oceanic resources; marine pollution; and the causes and consequences of climate change as related to the oceanic environment. Note: Completion of both OCEN 1010 and OCEN 1030 satisfy one laboratory science requirement in the liberal arts and general studies programs.

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Details

Eligibility
Open enrollment
Credits
2
Cost

Stipend
N/A
Start
August 31, 2022
End
December 21, 2022
Length
4 months
Meeting times

Wednesdays
5:00pm - 7:25pm

Offered by
CCRI

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