Oceanography (Oceanography 1)
Oceanography 1 is a 3-unit course intended to provide students with a comprehensive picture of the world ocean with a multi-disciplinary approach that involves the ocean’s chemistry, physics, geology, meteorology, and biology. The course also has the objective to expand students’ knowledge of the ocean and its interactions with the other major components of the global Earth system, i.e. the atmosphere, biosphere, and solid earth.
Textbook: Essentials of Oceanography, 6th ed., Garrison, Tom S., 2012; Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.; ISBN 978-0840061560
Transfer: CSU, UC