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3230. Beaches and Coasts

Also offered as: GSCI 3230

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MARN 1002 or MARN 1003 or GSCI 1050 or GSCI 1051, or consent of instructor.

Grading Basis: Graded

Introduction to the processes that form and modify coasts and beaches, including tectonic setting, sediment supply, coastal composition, energy regimes and sea level change; tools and techniques utilized in marine geologic mapping and reconstruction of submerged coastal features; field trips to selected coastal features.

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