Oceanography and Limnology

University of Stirling

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Oceanography and Limnology

  • Host University

    University of Stirling

  • Location

    Stirling, Scotland

  • Area of Study

    Oceanography

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • SCQF Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    5
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    7
  • Overview

    This module focuses on the dynamic nature of the oceans, the largest but least explored living space on Earth. It introduces students to the origin and physical characteristics of the ocean basins, the chemistry of seawater and its interactions with the overlying atmosphere and neighbouring terrestrial environment.

    This module also has a section focused on limnology

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