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EESC 5518 Estuarine Studies (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course is an exploration of the geological, chemical, physical, and biological processes occurring in estuaries. The course is geared toward junior-level science majors but is also appropriate for beginning graduate students. The course has a significant field component for individual projects that can be continued for thesis work (undergraduate or graduate). Class meetings through the semester are used for discussion or readings from the scientific literature, definition of research problems as a team, and introduction to data analysis and interpretation using results from field experiments and the numerical processing package MATLAB. Three hours per week plus extended field experiment.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Gail C. Kineke

Prerequisites: calculus and physics are recommended

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Last Updated: 07-Dec-13