Lecture 3: The shape of the ocean floor 
Lecture 3: The shape of the ocean floor
by UCLA / Edwin Schauble
Video Lecture 3 of 27
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Date Added: November 21, 2009

Lecture Description

September 30, 2009

Professor Edwin Schauble discusses the mechanical layers of Earth, the mantle, Earth's elevations and Ocean Basins, continental crust, Buoyancy, isostatic balance, elevation vs. oceans, abyssal hills and seamounts, continental margins, continental shelf, continental rise, submarine canyons, the unconfined tank

Lecture Notes: Lecture 3: Structure of the Earth, shape of the oceans

Course Index

Course Description

In this course, Prof. Edwin Schauble gives 27 video lectures on Introduction to Oceanography. This class provides a general introduction to geological, physical, chemical, and biological processes and history of Earth's global oceanic system.

•High school science background
– Math: algebra & geometry, graphs
– Metric units
– Geography: maps, Earth's major features, longitude & latitude
– Chemistry: elements, atoms, molecules, chemical equations
– Physics: matter, density, waves, velocity, energy, gravity
– Biology: genus, species, evolution, plants & animals

Original Course Name: Earth & Space Science 15: Introduction to Oceanography.

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