Essential principles of ocean sciences. This course explores topics such as how the ocean and life in the ocean shape the features of the Earth; the ocean as a major influence on weather and climate; how the ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems; and how the sustainability of ocean resources depends on our understanding of those resources and their potential and limitations. Various examples of ocean instruments used for sampling and measurements are introduced.
Introductory Ocean Science
Marine Science and Technology
Monday, November 7, 2016 to Friday, January 27, 2017