ENVIRON 362S. Changing Oceans – Nicholas School Undergraduate Programs

ENVIRON 362S. Changing Oceans

Our oceans are under severe stress. This seminar will explore human disturbances of marine environments, including ocean warming, sea level rise, melting of ice caps and sea ice, ocean acidification, coastal eutrophication, changes in primary production and food web dynamics, invasive species, overfishing, increased subsurface hypoxia, changes in circulation, stratification, and physical, chemical (e.g. oil spills) and noise pollution. Instructor: Cassar. 1 unit. C-L: see Earth and Ocean Sciences 364S