2021-2022 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 18, 2022  
2021-2022 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog
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MARS 203 - Marine Technical Methods (2)


Introduction to the techniques, instrumentation and equipment necessary to perform marine research, emphasizing field methods. Subject matter includes pre-sampling organization, sampling plan and report development, navigation, hydrographic sampling for physical and chemical properties, and sampling techniques for sediments and the water-column (phytoplankton, zooplankton and nekton). Includes lectures and demonstrations followed by activities designed to provide hands-on experience in sampling and data acquisition. One day will be devoted to a cruise that involves application of research techniques. Prereq: None.



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