GEL 1006 Introduction To Oceanography

The course focuses on the marine environment as a unique feature of the planet earth and investigates areas of intense and public concern the pervasiveness of the ocean and its effect on the earth's weather, its stunning physical size and diversity of contained life forms, its contri butions to the physical and historical development of man, its impact on geopolitical and economic matters, the impact of oceanic pollutants, and the potential exploitation of marine resources. IAI: P1 905