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2022-2023 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ERS 108 - Beaches and Coasts

An introduction to coastal landforms, including beaches, salt marshes, tidal flats and sea cliffs, their origins, global distribution, and associated nearshore processes. Human impacts to the coastal zone, including coastal erosion, land loss and management, and human responses to sea-level change are considered. Course may have field trips during class time and a one day field trip. (This course is identical to SMS 108.)

General Education Requirements: Applications of Scientific Knowledge and Population and the Environment

Course Typically Offered: Spring

Credits: 3