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OCEAN320 Oceans of Change
Stephen Schellenberg, San Diego State University
Upper-division General Education course exploring scientific, socioeconomic, and geopolitical perspectives on human impacts upon global ocean system, including global ocean warming and acidification, regional ...

Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography, Environmental Science:Oceans and Coastal Resources, Policy, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Policy, Marine Resources
Earth System Topics: Oceans: Oceans

Climatology
Cindy Shellito, University of Northern Colorado
This course is designed to help students gain a scientific understanding of the physical aspects of Earth's climate system and the factors that influence climate change. We explore the global balance of energy ...

Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Global change modeling, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :El Nino/La Nina, Hydrologic cycle, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Solar and terrestrial radiation, Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Climate Change:Global change modeling, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Extreme weather, Seasonal patterns, Atmospheric circulation, Forecasting, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Solar radiation, Global energy balance, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Energy, heat and temperature

The Earth's Climate System
Louisa Bradtmiller, Macalester College
This course will be taught once per year. It provides an introduction to the climate system through lectures, labs, discussions and activities. It uses lecture and inquiry based activities to help students gain ...

Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Greenhouse effect, Global change modeling, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:El Nino, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:Paleoclimate records, Greenhouse gas emissions, History and evolution of Earth's climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :El Nino/La Nina, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Climate feedbacks, Paleoclimate records, History and evolution of Earth's climate, Greenhouse effect, Greenhouse gas emissions, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Solar radiation, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Global change modeling
Earth System Topics: Oceans: Atmosphere, Climate

Introduction to Oceanography
Eleanour Snow, University of South Florida
This is an online, introductory course in Oceanography, introducing physical, geological, chemical, and biological Oceanography to general education students. Students read the text book and take quizzes. Each week ...

Subject: Environmental Science:Oceans and Coastal Resources, Geoscience:Oceanography, Oceanography:Marine Resources
Earth System Topics: Oceans: Human Dimensions:Resources, Oceans

Semester Lab Research in Marine Geology
Patricia Manley, Middlebury College Summary Students cooperatively conduct original research in Marine Geology utilizing marine practices on Lake Champlain, NY - Vermont. The lab section of the course is used to ...

Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography, Environmental Science, Geoscience

Natural Disasters and Earth Resources
Mathieu Richaud, California State University-Fresno
Processes and materials that produce the different geologic resources and hazards (earthquakes, volcanoes, floods, landslides). Plate tectonic theory. Emphasizes the relationship between geology and humans.

Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Resources, Geoscience:Geology, Environmental Science:Energy, Sustainability, Natural Hazards, Oceans and Coastal Resources, Forest Resources, Mineral Resources

The Ocean Planet
Amber Harris, Norwich University
This course examines the Earth in three different settings. First, the Earth's place in the universe (origins of the universe, sun, Earth and other planets). Second, the Earth as a whole (Earth structure, ...

Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Resources, Environmental Science:Oceans and Coastal Resources, Geoscience:Oceanography, Geoscience

Marine Environmental Geology
Edward Laine, Bowdoin College
Marine Environmental Geology is a problem-based service-learning course that focuses on addressing water quality issues in nearby Casco Bay. Working with our community partner, The Friends of Casco Bay, a ...

Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Geology and Geophysics, Environmental Science:Oceans and Coastal Resources, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Resources, Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, Geophysics

Geologic Catastrophes
Carla Whittington, Highline Community College
This is an introductory-level lecture and activity based course focused on geologic hazards in the Pacific Northwest: earthquakes, tsunami, volcanic eruptions, and landslides. Students are required to access the ...

Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Mass Wasting, Volcanism, Coastal Hazards:Tsunami, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Hazards, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Earthquakes, Environmental Science, Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology
Earth System Topics: Oceans: Surface Processes:Weathering, Erosion, Mass Wasting, Coastal Processes, Solid Earth:Volcanoes, Human Dimensions, Solid Earth:Earthquakes, Human Dimensions:Natural Hazards

Natural Hazards and Disasters
Corrie Neighbors, University of California-Riverside
Natural Hazards and Disasters applies the basic principles of science to the recognition and analysis of natural hazards and the mitigation of related disasters. Students learn about the scientific causes and ...

Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Floods/Fluvial Processes, Mass Wasting, Wildfires, Coastal Hazards, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Hazards, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards, Natural Hazards:Volcanism, Environmental Science, Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Earthquakes
Earth System Topics: Oceans: Surface Processes:Rivers and Lakes, Weathering, Erosion, Mass Wasting, Coastal Processes, Solid Earth:Volcanoes, Hydrology:Surface Water, Human Dimensions:Natural Hazards, Solid Earth:Earthquakes, Human Dimensions

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