GEOL 20
General Oceanography


Course Description

An introduction to the physical environment of the ocean. Origin and evolution of ocean basins; sea-floor morphology; origin, distribution, historical record, and economic significance of marine sediments; ocean currents, climate and the ocean system, waves, tides, and changing sea level; beaches, shorelines, and coastal processes; marine resources, pollution, and human impacts on the oceans. (One Saturday field trip is required.)

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
01096 GEOL 20 1 M·W···· 11:30 AM-01:20 PM Chris Dileonardo S15

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-09-23 to 2019-12-13.


Course Details

Units
4 Units
Hours
Four hours lecture (48 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

Requisites

Note
See general education pages for the requirement this course meets.
Requisite/Advisory
None.
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