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MAR-S 104 Oceanography

3 credits


Stony Brook Southampton, Summer 2014

Students will examine the World Ocean and the chemical, geological, and physical processes that control its major features and the life that inhabits it, as well as explore human interactions with the marine environment. This intensive course is specifically designed for motivated high school students wishing to earn college credit, but current undergraduates can also enroll. The short-term course will run for 2 weeks and meet for 4-5 hours each weekday. Content will be delivered via lectures, in- class activities, and 2 boat trips in which students will explore nearby coastal habitats using oceanographic sampling equipment. Students must have completed high school biology and be at least 16 years old.

Section 2: July 15-28, Dr. Kurt Bretsch

Section 3: July 29-Aug 11, Dr. Florian Koch

Note: If you can attend either section, please enroll in section 02.

To enroll, visit Enrollment begins April 1, 2014.

Starting April 1, visiting students can sign up for optional housing (proof of age required). Students under 18 must sign up for housing at the Stony Brook main campus. Transportation to the Southampton campus will be provided (~ 1 hour between campuses). Students 18 and over can sign up for housing at the Southampton campus.

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Estimated costs are ~$900 for 3 credit, in-state tuition and optional ~ $750 for 13 days of room and board

Summer tuition charges will post to your SOLAR account after May 12th.

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