Intro Oceanography

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2020
Subject Name: 
Geology
Course Number: 
103
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
The natural processes of the ocean, including earthquakes and volcanoes, the hydrologic cycle and weather, ocean circulation and the global energy balance, the carbon cycle and productivity, biodi-versity and marine food webs, coastal dynamics. Also, global warming, sea-level rise, environmental degradation and the ocean system response to human activity and global change. Interactive class sessions, with considerable participation by students in problem solving, discussions, and demonstrations. Exams and grades based on teamwork as well as on individual performance. Students needing or wanting a laboratory component may register for GEO-SCI 131. (Gen.Ed. PS)
Comments: 
There are 150 seats reserved in the course for first-year students. If SPIRE does not allow you to add this class, please check back in August after summer New Student Orientation. Any remaining open seats will be released at that time.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Link to Campus Courses
Schedule #: 
60886

Course Sections

Intro Oceanography
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 R Leckie mleckie@geo.umass.edu TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM Fully Remote Class