Oceanography SCI 9028 Distance Learning Online OntarioLearn Email to a Friend OntarioLearn description: The world’s oceans are spectacular in their beauty, majestic in their power and domineering in terms of their effects on climate. Oceans are a source of bountiful food and are home to tremendous numbers and varieties of species. It is very important to possess a good understanding of how the ocean’s work. Our future as a species depends upon the oceans that surround each and every continent. This course examines the oceans from an historical, geographical, geological and biological perspective. The course makes use of an excellent textbook that guides us through the ‘story of the oceans’. Each week, the student will explore a different topic. In order, these topics are: history of oceanography, ocean waters, the productivity of the oceans, sea floor sediments, Plankton and Nekton, ocean currents, waves, tides and the Benthos. Note(s) Course Delivery Method: This is an online course delivered via OntarioLearn. Teacher support will be available via email, and technical support will be available via phone. Technical/Computer Requirements: Refer to the basic technology requirements for OntarioLearn online courses, but note that you will also be required to have Microsoft PowerPoint. Contact Information 416-415-5000, ext. 6543 firstname.lastname@example.org Course Section(s) Available There are no classes currently scheduled for this course. For more information about future offerings, use the contact information listed above. Some courses require you to purchase a textbook. The cost of the textbook is not included in the course fee unless otherwise indicated. If there is a textbook assigned for this course, it will be listed on the bookstore website.