The Changing Oceans (OCEAN 102)


5 credits


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Location: Kane Hall, Room 210

Schedule: MTWF 1:30-2:20; Various Th Quiz

Department: Oceanography

Quarter: Winter

Instructor: Mikelle Nuwer

Historical case studies of research on the ancient oceans, deep-sea exploration, climate change and the oceans, and human impacts on marine life. Students consider societal factors affecting progress in marine science, changing popular attitudes toward the oceans, and key current policy implications of marine science. Intended for nonmajors.