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2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SMS 544 - Oceanography and Natural History of the Gulf of Maine

Class examines the basic workings of the Gulf of Maine: its geological history, basic marine biology and oceanography, nutrient dynamics, and various biological processes, from phytoplankton blooms to commercial fisheries and associated management issues. Class will also explore the impacts of human interactions in the Gulf, especially those related to fisheries, pollution, coastal processes and other recent global warming-related changes.

Credits: 3