Professor of Geological Sciences
Oceanography: An Invitation to
5th ed. (2005)
in GY 126 from 12:20 - 1:10 p.m.
Tues. in GY126
1:25 - 2:15 p.m.
- Oceans and Our Global Environment is an introductory
science course focused on the study of the marine realm. It
incorporates aspects of geology, geography, physics, chemistry and
biology in an interdisciplinary exploration of the fundamentals of
oceanography, emphasizing the climatic and environmental importance of
- The course aims to illustrate the scientific method of
inquiry through in-class discussions and web-based exercises that
require assessment and interpretation of oceanographic data.
- The most important course objective is learning about the
ocean and understanding the processes that shape and affect its