Courses of Study 2017-2018 
    Nov 26, 2022  
Courses of Study 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SEA 4640 - Advanced Topics in Biological Oceanography

Fall (not offered every year), spring, summer (not offered every year). 4 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: minimum of 3 lab science courses or permission of the instructor. Corequisites required. Refer to SEA Semester program descriptions at Offered in Woods Hole, MA and at sea.

SEA faculty.

In-depth treatment of a single topic. Extensive review of classical and contemporary literature. Introduction and practice of current laboratory techniques. Oral presentation and research paper required. Topics include but are not limited to: marine plankton ecology, biodiversity, satellite oceanography.

Outcome 1: Students will complete lab exercises and workshops to become proficient in research skills related to the course topic.

Outcome 2: Students will be required to participate in weekly discussions and complete a final examination covering lecture material.

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