Course Information
Course Code ERSC 2P15
Course Title Introduction to Oceanography
Description Overview of the oceans, their origin, composition, circulation, geology and biota, from the coastal zone to the abyss. Importance of oceanography to humans, history of oceanography, overview of marine hazards and resources, ocean-atmosphere interactions and the global climate.
Course Format Lectures, lab, 5 hours per week.
Restrictions open to ERSC (single or combined) majors until date specified in Registration guide.
Prerequisite(s) one of ERSC 1F01, 1F90, BIOL 1F90, GEOG 1F91.
Exclusions Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in GEOG 2P15.