2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CPHYS 2106 Oceanography

This course begins with the history of oceanography and covers the origin of the Earth and the ocean; marine geology and geophysics; chemical, biological, and physical oceanography; climate; coastal and estuarine environments; ocean resources; marine pollution; and the law of the sea. Laboratory exercises and field work along the coast are required.




Any CBIOL or CPHYS course. Laboratory exercises and a whale watch (from Boston Harbor) are required


every other Fall semester