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Simon Brassell
Professor of Geological Sciences


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Oceanography: An Invitation to Marine Science
Tom Garrison
Brooks/Cole

5th ed. (2005)


 LECTURES

Tues. & Thurs.
in GY 126 from 12:20 - 1:10 p.m.
Discussion
Tues. in GY126
1:25 - 2:15 p.m.

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SPRING 2007

 Course Description

  • 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 oceans. 
  • 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 characteristics.


Indiana University
Department of Geological Sciences, 
1001 E. Tenth Street, Bloomington, IN 47405-1403
Phone: (812) 855-5582  Last update: 7 January 2007
Comments: simon'at'indiana.edu
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