Apr 14, 2024  
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BIOL 3810U – Introduction to the World Ocean


This course is part of the Biological Science – Marine Biology Specialization and is offered by the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS). The course is only open to students enrolled in the Marine Biology specialization and can only be taken as part of the semester abroad with BIOS.

This introductory oceanography course provides an essential foundation for students with an interest in any branch of marine science. Oceanography traditionally includes the four sub-disciplines of geological oceanography, chemical oceanography, physical oceanography and biological oceanography. Each of these sub-disciplines are discussed at an introductory level. As time and opportunity permit, the lectures may be complemented by field trips.
Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3hrs/week (14 weeks)
Prerequisite(s): Enrolment in the Marine Biology specialization, 3 year level standing, and faculty approval.
Experiential learning: Yes



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