ENVI 104
Oceanography Spring 2010
Division III
Cross-listed ENVI 104 / GEOS 104 / MAST 104
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In this integrated introduction to the oceans we will examine formation and history of the ocean basins; the composition and origin of seawater; currents, tides, and waves; ocean-atmosphere interactions; oceans and climate; deep-marine environments; coastal processes; productivity in the oceans; and marine resources. Coastal oceanography will be investigated on an all-day field trip, hosted by the Salty Ephs of the Williams-Mystic program in Connecticut.
The Class: Format: lecture/discussion, three hours per week; laboratory, two hours per week in alternate weeks/one all-day field trip
Limit: 60
Expected: 60
Class#: 3655
Grading: no pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation will be based on two hour exams, lab work, participation in the field trip, and a final exam
Extra Info: may not be taken pass-fail
Prerequisites: none; students who have taken Geosciences 210/MAST 211 at Williams-Mystic may not take Geosciences 104 for credit
Enrollment Preferences: first-year students
Distributions: Division III
Notes: This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
ENVI 104 Division III GEOS 104 Division III MAST 104 Division III
Attributes: ENVI Natural World Electives
EXPE Experiential Education Courses

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