Jun 05, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

MSCI 445 - Coastal Processes (3 credits)


(Prereq: MSCI 304  and MATH 161  or permission of the instructor) (Coreq: MSCI 445L ) A comprehensive study of the physical and geological processes controlling the morphology and circulation within the coastal ocean. Beach, estuarine and shelf processes and environments are examined in detail. The importance of these processes to coastal management and protection is addressed. The course includes a laboratory where students will undertake a field study examining coastal processes and respond to, as well as discuss, relevant papers from the literature. S, even years.