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James W Murray
OCEAN 400
Seattle Campus

Chemical Oceanography

Physical and chemical properties of seawater and marine products; processes determining the chemical makeup of the oceans. Prerequisite: either CHEM 152 or CHEM 155; OCEAN 210. Offered: W.

Class description

A comprehensive overview of chemical oceanography. The syllabus is organized into the areas of I.The chemistry of seawater and chemical equilibrium, II. Interactions of chemistry and biology, III. Applications of chemical tracers.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lectures, problems sets, group studies

Recommended preparation

A introductory course in chemistry

Class assignments and grading

Performance relative to other class members and students from previous years


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Additional Information
Last Update by James W Murray
Date: 09/27/2004