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MS 248


Marine Benthic Habitat Techniques

Description
Collection and interpretation of geophysical data used to characterize marine benthic habitats. Basic geophysical principals will be reviewed. Application of techniques to identify and characterize marine benthic habitats, including echosounders, multibeam bathymetry and backscatter, sidescan sonar, seismic profiling, and GIS. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; MS 141 or instructor consent. Misc/Lab: Lecture 2 hours; lab/field work 6 hours. Notes: Offered alternate spring semesters during odd years.

Grading
Normal Grade Rules

Units
4

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