ESP 152

Course Title: 
Coastal Oceanography

Lecture—2 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s); Laboratory—3 hour(s); Fieldwork—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing or consent of the instructor; physics (PHY 009B), calculus (MAT 021B) and exposure to physical and chemical oceanography (GEL 150A and ESP 150A) are recommended; residence at or near Bodega Marine Laboratory required. Enrollment restricted to application at Oceanography of coastal waters, including bays, river plumes, nearshore and estuaries; focus on transport patterns, how they are forced and implications for ecological and environmental problems. Pertinent for students in oceanography, ecology, environmental engineering, geology and hydrology. GE credit: SE, SL. Effective: 2006 Summer Special Session.