Corning School of Ocean Studies
Maine Maritime Academy
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Atmospheric Carbon: Can We Offset the Increase? part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Oceanography:Activities
This activity lets students discover first hand how the big issues in climate change – here, the increase in atmospheric CO2 and the utility of carbon offsets – can be understood through measurement, ...
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Seawater composition: an introduction part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Oceanography:Activities
In this activity, students collaboratively "build" the hydrologic cycle and use it as a starting point for thinking about the composition of seawater.
Introduction to Ocean Acoustics: Guided Problem Solving part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Oceanography:Activities
Students learn about sound propagation in the ocean through instructor-guided problem solving. The activity promotes a conceptual understanding of the physical and chemical factors that influence ocean acoustics, ...