IDS Approved Courses From Other Departments - Marine Science and Technology MARA 5003   Marine Science and Technology
This course provides a survey of marine science and technology (basic marine-basin geography and geology, physical, chemical and biological oceanography). Various fields and topics are addressed from a scientific research and technology application perspective. Where possible, and relevant, the application of the scientific findings to issues of management, resource exploitation and policy formation are addressed. Course content and assignments should help marine managers use science and technology to: 1) recognize /formulate problems; 2) identify relevant information necessary to address problems; 3) find relevant and reliable information/assistance; 4) reliably interpret the information to make objective management decisions.
FORMAT: Seminar
RESTRICTIONS: MMM students only