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as of 9/16/2019

THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Australia - University of New South Wales - 'Australian Universities'
UC Course SubjectEnvironmental Studies
Geography
Number & Suffix: 77
Full UC Title: THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT 
Transcript Title: MARINE ENVIRONMENT 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Lower Division 
Course Description: This course examines aspects of both the physical and biological environments of the sea and their interrelationships, as well as the notion that marine science is a body of knowledge and a process of continual enquiry and testing of ideas. Students explore human impacts on marine environments and how the principles and methods of science in general are used to predict and solve the problems created by human activities. The course includes discussion of: the marine environment and its physical, geological, chemical, and biological characteristics and their interactions; the sea as a source of human food, marine productivity, fisheries, and mariculture, and how science can assist in management for a sustainable yield; and the effects of development, especially industrial development on the marine environment and how science can contribute to providing solutions to these problems created by development. Throughout the course, emphasis is placed on case studies. Field excursions supplement the lectures and encourage further discussion of the problems created by human interference in the environment and their possible solutions. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT 
Partner University Department: School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences 
Partner University Course Number: MSCI0501