Lecture 4: Shape of the ocean 
Lecture 4: Shape of the ocean
by UCLA / Edwin Schauble
Video Lecture 4 of 27
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Date Added: November 21, 2009

Lecture Description

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

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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.

Prerequisites
•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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