Marine Pollution

Course Details

  • Acronym OCN 409
  • Instructor(s) Richard Keil
  • Quarter Autumn 2017
  • Credits 3
  • Meeting Times MWF 11:30 - 12:20
  • Location OCN 425
  • Fullfills Climate Minor Ocean Elective Requirement
  • Prerequisites Either OCEAN 200 or OCEAN 250; OCEAN 210.

Course Description

Explores anthropogenic impacts on the oceans and marine organisms. Examines how scientific understanding informs environmental management, thereby linking science and society. Students develop a detailed understanding of the major categories of anthropogenic pollutants on marine systems,how they impact the environment, their sources, and fates.