The Geography of Marine Resources

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Course Number
Geog 646
Course Type
Course Description

Knowledge of physical coastal and ocean processes is necessary to analyze and evaluate the many issues of coastal and marine conservation that we are confronted with today. 70% of the world is covered by water, and 60% of the global population lives close to the shore. Students concerned with conservation of marine resources need to be able to identify and critically appraise the various topics in marine resources that are quickly becoming of concern.