This hybrid/blended Summer University course, taught by Dr. William “Wge” Ellis, meets twice a week for 6 weeks. Tuesday classes meet in person at the UMaine Hutchinson Center in Belfast and Thurs. classes are online/synchronous.
Basic concepts in physical, geological, chemical and biological oceanography will be discussed. Also includes an introduction to the relationship between the ocean and the atmosphere. Ends with a discussion of global change issues. Practical applications of basic scientific principles will be emphasized. May not be used for credit in the Marine Science major. (Offered at the Frederick Hutchinson Center, Belfast through the Continuing Education Division.) Satisfies the General Education Applications of Scientific Knowledge requirement when taken without SMS 111. Together with SMS 111, this course satisfies the General Education Lab in the Basic or Applied Sciences requirement.
Course may have field trips during class times.