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CHMY 290 - Undergraduate Research: Chemical Oceanography


Credit(s): 3

Prerequisite(s): CHMY 291 and instructor’s consent.
This is a field course offered as part of an international studies experience in French Polynesia. The course gives students direct experience with an authentic scientific research environment. Student projects are carried out in coral reef environments, and the projects address important aspects of tropical marine water chemistry known to be crucial to coral reef ecosystems. In addition to the chemical sciences, this course incorporates participation in Polynesian food preparation, Polynesian arts including weaving, dance and music, visits to archaeological sites, and lectures by Tahitian elders. (Intermittently)



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