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Introduction to Oceanography

Target Audience: Undergraduate Student
Graduate Student

Institution: MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab

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Course Description: This course provides a general introduction to the physics, chemistry, geology and biology of the ocean. Students will approach the material with an interdisciplinary mindset and learn how to examine the ocean as an integrative system. A blend of lecture, in-class hands-on activities, and group discussions are used to communicate the course content. Field trips in Mobile Bay and near-coastal Gulf of Mexico serve to introduce students to research techniques and oceanographic processes in the region. Laboratory activity includes field work, laboratory analysis of field samples, and data synthesis.

Funding Source: Other

How to Apply: Apply and register online:

Application Closing Date: 05/29/2017

Course Begins: 2017-05-29

Course Ends: 2017-06-30


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