San Francisco State University
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Temperature/Salinity/Density activity part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Activities
This is an in-class activity designed to improve the students' understanding of the relationships between temperature and density, salinity and density, and density differences in driving vertical water movement.
El Nino Southern Oscillation part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Activities
This is a lab activity done in class (equipped with computers) and taught by TA's. The lab section is 2.5 hours, but this activity does not take that entire time period.
Ocean Circulation part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Activities
In this lab students explore data for examining both surface and deep ocean circulation. It is done in a lab setting and usually takes ~2.5 hours.
Our Dynamic Oceans part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Courses
A GE course designed to be a survey course of introductory oceanography
Introduction to Oceanography part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Courses
Principles and components of the dynamic ocean system. Formation of ocean basins, oceanic influences on climate; currents; waves and tides; human relationship to and impact on the ocean; resources. Designed for non-science majors.