Marine Science (MS)

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MS-198   OceanographyCredits: 4   

Term Offered: Summer Term

Course Type(s): ME

Study of the physical and chemical properties of sea water; oceanic circulation; waves and tides; and estuarine and shoreline processes.

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MS-298   Introduction to Marine BiologyCredits: 4   

Term Offered: Summer Term

Course Type(s): ME

The student will be able to identify the environmental parameters of marine habitats and their effect on the distribution of the marine flora and fauna. The student will collect and identify numerous representatives of local marine forms and become proficient in the utilization of the various kinds of equipment necessary to complete these tasks. The student will also gain knowledge regarding marine organism physiology, behavior, and anatomy.

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MS-298A   Introduction to Marine SciencesCredits: 4   

Term Offered: Summer Term

Course Type(s): ME

Oceanography will be explored.

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MS-298C   Special Topics in Marine ScienceCredits: 1-4   

Course Type(s): ME

Marine and Environmental Chemistry. The study of the chemical constituents of seawater, their properties and interactions, including their reactions at the air-sea and sea-bottom interfaces. Sampling and analytic techniques.

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MS-498A   Special Topics in Marine SciencesCredits: 1-3   

Term Offered: Summer Term

Course Type(s): ME

Seashore Ornithology. Brief identifications of birds of the ocean, salt marsh, sand dunes, and adjacent land areas. Includes discussion of habits and ecology.

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MS-498B   Special Topics in Marine SciencesCredits: 1   

Term Offered: Summer Term

Course Type(s): ME

Marine Pollution and Solutions. The identification, monitoring, origin, movement and fate of toxic substances in the marine environment with emphasis on New Jersey's estuaries and oceanic environments. The impacts of contaminants on biota and man will be discussed.

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MS-498C   Special Topics in Marine SciencesCredits: 1-3   

Term Offered: Summer Term

Course Type(s): ME

Management of Marine Resources. An overview of the economic, political, legal and social problems related to management of the diversity of legitimate uses of marine resources, including fisheries, mineral and energy resources and waste disposal.