• Credits: 3
  • Instructor(s): Prof. Wright, Miller
  • Prerequisites: 01:460:300

Current knowledge and approaches to studying the Earth covered by ocean, from  shoreline to deepest trench; depth and form of the seafloor as  lower boundary of  water that moves above it; composition of marine sediments; modes of transport into and within ocean basins plus global cycles and history they record; geologic and geophysical tools used to determine this record and infer properties and evolution of ocean crust