MAR 250 - Introduction to Coastal and Marine Pollution

Examination of sources, transport, and fate of toxic and non toxic contaminants in the ocean. Physical, chemical, and biological processes that control distribution and cycling of contaminants are considered along with relevant state, federal, and international water pollution control policies. Emphasis placed on case studies in Long Island Sound.

Prerequisite(s): MAR 140 or MAR 210 or ESC 320 or CHE 120 or BIO 100 or BIO 102.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2016