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Undergraduate Course Details
Number GLS 212
Title Geological Oceanography
Credits 3.0
Distribution DII/Q
Prerequisites GLS100 or permission of the Department Chairperson


Introduction to the geology and geophysics of the oceans emphasizing mechanisms and processes operating in the marine realm. A broad spectrum of marine geology subjects will be covered including the structure, geophysics, rocks, sediments, microfossils, stratigraphy, and history of the ocean basins and margins. Three lecture hours per week.