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The Ocean That Surrounds Us
This site contains links to course information, outlines, summaries and computer-based drills and exercises, called Virtual Voyages, for an Introductory Oceanography class at San Francisco State University. Virtual Voyages engage students outside of the classroom and cover such topics as the seafloor, earthquakes, plates, ocean currents, beach waves, tides and habitat. There are also links to the Department of Geosciences and San Francisco State University Home Pages.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Course
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
    • Chemical oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1998 Grove
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-471
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Dr Karen Grove
San Francisco State University, Department of Geosciences