B.S. Degree in Geosciences {17-18} - Oceanography

Course Code
GEOS 305  Credits
Title Oceanography 
Lasc Area Goal 10  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Introduction to oceanography, with emphasis on: ocean-atmospheric interaction and global climate, plate tectonics and morphology of the ocean basins, marine geology, energy resources, environmental problems due to sea level rise, coastal erosion, oil spills, and life in the sea. One field trip to observe shoreline processes is required. A special fee will be assessed to students participating in the field trip to cover the transportation costs. MnTC Goal 10.