ENVS 263 Surfing and the Ocean Realm


3 semester hours

Various basic principles of oceanography, meteorology, and marine biology are explored as applied to the art of surfing. Topics include the genesis, propagation, and dynamics of waves; marine weather systems and surf prediction; marine organisms; and marine pollution issues of concern to surfers.

Lecture, 3 hours.

Prerequisite: MATH 101  or higher, or placement into MATH 106  or higher.

University Core fulfilled: Explorations: Nature of Science, Technology, and Mathematics.




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