437 spring courses

Oceanside: 1 Barnard Drive Oceanside, CA 92056 | San Elijo: 3333 Manchester Avenue Cardiff, CA 92007 | CLC: 1831 Mission Avenue Oceanside, CA 92058

Introductory Oceanography Laboratory

This course is designed to accompany Oceanography 101 or 101H. It offers hands-on experience with oceanographic materials and techniques in both the laboratory and field. Topics include reading navigational charts and topographic maps, interpreting sea floor features, analyzing seawater chemistry, and studying waves and tides. On field trips, students study waves, currents, and coastal processes, examine organisms in coastal marine habitats and at an aquarium, and participate in a half-day scientific ocean voyage.

Course Number: 1916

<- Back to Schedule