PHYSC 20 – Introduction to the Marine Environment

3 Units

3 hours lecture (GR). Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

Introduction to the oceans: History and topography; physical and chemical properties of sea water; causes and effects of currents, tides, and waves; ocean life, distribution and management of marine resources, marine pollution, sea floor sediments; tectonics and paleomagnetism.

(Source: 2017-2019 Berkeley City College Catalog)