MS 20                                                                                                               4/3/3

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INTRODUCTION TO OCEANOGRAPHY

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Marine Science Courses

 

MS 4                                                                                                                           4/3/3

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COASTAL ECOLOGY

Emphasizes subtidal, tidal, coastal and estuarian environments and man's impact on the ecosystem. Field trips may be required to fulfill the objectives of this course.

 

MS 20                                                                                                                         4/3/3

INTRODUCTION TO OCEANOGRAPHY

Study of the physical and chemical properties of oceans, with a brief study of the geological and biological operations of the oceanographer. The current thinking of the oceans as economic and natural resources will be stressed including the current techniques for measurement of the physical and chemical properties of the salt-water environment. The laboratory will focus on the basic instrumentation of the oceanographer, beginning with the simplest form.

 

MS 189                                                                                                                       .5-4/.5-4/.5-9

SPECIAL TOPICS

The Special Topics course is a grouping of short seminars designed to provide students with the latest ideas in a field of study. The course content is thematic in nature and each seminar within the course differs from other offerings in the same course. R E 3