2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Sep 24, 2020  
2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOL 016 Oceanography


Units: 3
Prerequisites: MATH 090  with a minimum grade of “C” or better or a minimum of level 4 on the math assessment test; ENG 079  with a minimum grade of “C” or better or composition level 3 or higher.
This course is an introduction to the marine environment. Students explore the physical, geological, chemical and biological characteristics of the world ocean. Topics include plate tectonics, waves and tides, ocean circulation, coastal features and beach processes, origin and structure of ocean basins, sediments, ocean chemistry, productivity, and life in the ocean. (CSU, UC)



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