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OCEN 101 Oceanography Laboratory/Field Study

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Course Description

Introductory exercises in geographic and bathymetric maps, statistical and microscopic studies of sediments, waves and sediment transport, bathymetry of ocean basins, ocean currents, tides, estuaries, physical and chemical properties of seawater, coastal erosion, and forms and diversity of marine life. Field trips included.

Units: 1
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
Prerequisites: Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, OCEN 100
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B1
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B3), UC (IGETC Area 5C)