The Ocean Environment: An Ecosystem Perspective

ENVIRON X 14

Through online discussions, media assignments, and narrated lectures, this course provides a scientific overview of the oceans with a strong focus on ecosystems and environmental issues.

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Spring
Online
Starting at $845.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Understand basic physical, chemical, geological, and biological components and paradigms of ocean environment
  • Recognize marine environmental issues: ocean acidification, global climate change, marine mammal conservation, and ecosystem degradation
  • Evaluate physical, chemical, geological, and biological features of marine ecosystems

About this course:

This course provides students with an overview of the scientific study of the oceans with a strong focus on ecosystems and environmental issues.  The course incorporates narrated lectures, readings, media assignments, and online discussion. Through these course activities and assessments, students 1) become knowledgeable with respect to basic physical, chemical, geological, and biological components and paradigms of the ocean environment; 2) become familiar with physical, chemical, geological, and biological features of several marine ecosystems; and 3) become knowledgeable on marine environmental issues including ocean acidification, global climate change, ocean resources, marine mammal conservation, and ecosystem degradation. 

Spring 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
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This section has no set meeting times.
Future Offering (Opens January 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
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Instructor: Rebecca Shipe
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Fee:
$845.00
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Notes

Required course in Environmental Studies Certificate. Enrollment limited. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline April 1. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 01, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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