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Oceanography - Marine Geological Processes
A first year course in oceanography with extensive Internet resources. Topics covered include: principles of thermodynamics, heat and mass transfer, fluid mechanics, continuum mechanics, and time-series analysis applied to marine geological and geophysical data; applications to transport of marine sediments; Pleistocene sedimentation and global climate change; and the thermal balance of the oceanic lithosphere. The link to the lecture schedule provides detailed supporting materials.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Course
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1994-2001 Russell E. McDuff and G. Ross Heath. All Rights Reserved. Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute these documents for research or educational purposes and without fee is hereby granted, provided that the above copyright notice and direct reference to the original source appear on all copies of these derivative works.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-000-112
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Dr Russell E McDuff
University of Washington, School of Oceanography