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GEOL 1250 - The World's Oceans

Geology - College of Arts and Science

Physical Sciences (PHYS)

Credit Hours: 3

An interdisciplinary introduction to oceanography. Topics include: geologic evolution of ocean basins, properties of seawater, ocean circulation (waves, tides, and currents), marine ecosystems, instability of beaches and coastlines, coastal development and engineering.

Course approved on April 13, 2005.

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