Integrative Marine Science III: Oceanography   [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog
   

SMS 303 - Integrative Marine Science III: Oceanography


Integrates the principles and methodologies behind planning and executing field and laboratory procedures to collect scientific measurements with approaches to data analysis, interpretation and scientific presentation. It does this specifically within the context of oceanography. A mixture of integrated laboratory exercises, field trips and computer simulations designed to illustrate the end-to-end process of proposing, planning, carrying out, analyzing, interpreting and reporting on (written and oral) scientific measurements. Meets for 4 hours per week and may have field trips during class times.

Prerequisites: CHY 122 and MAT 126 and PHY 112 or PHY 122 and SMS 203 and SMS 204, all with a grade of C- or better, or permission.

Course Typically Offered: Fall

Credits: 2

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