Climate Change: CLCH 1600 Oceanography

Instructors
Jane Dmochowski
Financial aid available
No
Duration
8 Week
ABOUT

Designed for students of all backgrounds, this course provides a foundational understanding of the oceans' geology, chemistry, and physics.

Coursework:

  • Individual assignments
  • Collaborative discussions
  • Video lectures
  • Readings

Key Themes Explored:

  • Marine Geology: Formation, structure, and evolution of the ocean floor, including the impact of plate tectonics.
  • Physical Oceanography: Secrets of ocean circulation, waves, tides, and their influence on climate.
  • Marine Chemistry: Composition of seawater and its interaction with the atmosphere.
  • Benefits for Climate Change Certificate Students: Strong foundation for understanding the ocean's role in our planet's climate system.
COURSE MEDIA
SYLLABUS
  • Unveils ocean's secrets (geology, chemistry, physics) for beginners.
  • Learn through assignments, discussions, lectures & readings.
  • Grasp ocean's role in climate & key concepts like plate tectonics & ocean circulation.
  • Exams & projects assess learning.
SKILLS COVERED
Critical Thinking Skills: Analyze the impact of factors like plate tectonics on the ocean floor and how physical processes influence climate.Foundational Oceanography Knowledge: Gain a basic understanding of marine geology, physical oceanography, and marine chemistry.Scientific Literacy: Learn key concepts and terminology related to the oceans and their processes.
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Course Type
University of Pennsylvania
Offered By
Mixed
Recommended experience
10-15 hours per week
Duration
Water Management & Conservation
Category
$10,688
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