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OCEA 80A - 01   Life in the Sea

2021 Summer Quarter

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Class Details

Career
Undergraduate
Grading
Student Option
Class Number
70365
Type
Lecture
Credits
5 units
General Education
SI
Status
Open
Available Seats
11
Enrollment Capacity
50
Enrolled
39
Wait List Capacity
0
Wait List Total
0

Description

The ecology of plants and animals in oceans and coastal areas. Consideration of life in various marine habitats, including the open ocean, rocky shores, estuaries, and the sea. Includes field trips. High school biology and chemistry courses are recommended prior to taking this course.

Class Notes

Life in the Sea focuses on the ecology of plants and animals in the open-ocean and coastal environments. In this course we will review basic oceanography and biology, then focus on marine life from single-cellular plankton to blue whales. You will learn the evolutionary history of life in the ocean, understand how to classify marine animals, explore various marine habitats and ecosystems, and discuss the threats of climate change and marine pollution. High school biology and chemistry courses are recommended prior to taking this course.

Meeting Information

Days & Times Room Instructor Meeting Dates
Remote Instruction Bowman,K.L.
Delong,K.A.
07/26/21 - 08/27/21
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