Introduction to Oceanography

Mahidol University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Oceanography

  • Host University

    Mahidol University

  • Location

    Bangkok, Thailand

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Prerequisites: ICBI 101

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    History of oceanography; introduction to the earth and geomorphology; evolution of the ocean; plate tectonics; the sea floor; nature of seawater; atmosphere-ocean interactions; circulation patterns and ocean currents; waves and tides; coasts and estuaries; human impact on oceanic system; field trip with practical exercises included.

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