Geology 103 - Intro Oceanography

Samantha Bombard

TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM

UMass Amherst
Integ. Learning Center N151
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)

Open to undergraduate students. 80 seats in GEOL 103 Section 01 are reserved for freshmen and 80 seats reserved for sophomores.
Geography, Geology, Earth Systems, Environmental Science, and Natural Resources Conservation (NRC) majors should enroll in GEOL 103 Section 02.

Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.