The Dynamic Oceans


The oceans and their impact on the Earth's surface, climate, and society. Topics include seafloor evolution, marine hazards, ocean currents and climate, waves and beach erosion, tides, hurricanes/cyclones, marine life and ecosystems, and marine resources. Emphasis on the historical, society and economic roots of oceanography, the formulation and testing of hypotheses, quantitative assessment of data, and technological developments that lead to understanding of current and future societal issues involving the oceans.
Curriculum Codes
  • STS
  • NS
Cross-Listed As
  • ECS 102
  • EOS 102
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring