October 2, 2009
Edwin Schauble presents the big picture of the bimodal distribution, isostatic balance, morphology of the ocean, satellite radar mapping (gravity), active margins, deep-sea trenches, Southern California margin, Southern California borderian, deep ocean basins, mid-ocean ridge and isostasy system, scientific method, Wegener's continental jigsaw puzzle, continental drift
Lecture Notes: Lecture 4: More shape of the oceans
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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