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Senior Seminar Program

Spring Quarter 2024 Enrollment Information

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Department of Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Oceans and Human Health
SIO 192 A00
Section ID: 479211
Gerwick, William (
Location: VAUGN 300
Tuesdays, 2:00 p.m. to 2:50 p.m.
Meeting Dates: TBA

The seminar course will each week read a chapter in the new textbook Oceans and Human Health, 2nd Ed (2023), and discuss this in depth during the class period. The book as well as individual chapters are available for download from the UCSD Library system. Topics/chapters to be explored include Ocean Benefits and Resources, Food from the Ocean, Medicines from the Ocean, Marine Biotechnology, Ocean Blue Spaces and Human Wellbeing, Harmful Algal Blooms, Ocean Pollution, Ocean Law and Policies, C Prerequisites: Biology or Chemistry Major or Minor