12.372 Elements of Modern Oceanography


Class Info

Examines a series of crosscutting topics that exemplify current directions in interdisciplinary oceanography. Focuses on current themes in oceanography, their interdisciplinary nature, and the role of ocean sciences in society. Introduces core concepts across the disciplines of biological, physical, and chemical oceanography as well as marine geology. Emphasizes the interdisciplinary aspects of these core concepts, the kinds of approaches and modes of thinking common to all of the disciplines, and the technological developments underpinning current advances. Students taking graduate version complete different assignments.

This class has no prerequisites.

12.372 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by A. Kirincich (WHOI) and G. Lawson.

Lecture occurs 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 54-823.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences (Course 12) < MIT site or on the 12.372 Stellar site.

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