Intro Oceanography

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Geosciences

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)
Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
N
Schedule #: 
13845

Course Sections

Intro Oceanography
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0

Julie Brigham-Grette

TU TH 11:15AM 12:30PM