2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Sep 26, 2020  
2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOL 016A Oceanography w/Lab


Units: 4
Prerequisites: MATH 090 Beginning Algebra  or higher-level Math minimum “C” or better, or a minimum of Level 4 on the Math placement test; and ENG 079 Preparatory English  each with a minimum grade of “C” or better or higher-level ENG minimum “C” or better, or Composition Level 3 or higher assessment.
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. (UC, CSU)



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