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Oceanography: a key to better understand our world

University of Barcelona and Fundació Navegació Oceànica Barcelona via Coursera


The course for a round the world regatta leads the boats through the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic, Southern Indian and South Pacific Oceans. On their voyage, the skippers come across a large variety of oceanographic situations: strong currents, floating ice, wave formations of every kind and biological diversity.

In this course the student will learn about the foundations of the science of oceanography. You'll learn about the classification and formation of the ocean floor, how current sea satellite analysis systems work, the chemistry of the oceans and the processes that led to its formation.

To follow this course does not require previous knowledge of oceanography.

Taught by

Jordi Serra

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  • Anonymous

    Anonymous is taking this course right now.

    I luckily only signed up for the free version of this instead of paying £38 for a certificate afterwards. The course is advertised as being in English, but it is not. All the videos are in Spanish and if you want to know what they are saying, you have to read the long text underneath.

    This is not something I am going to continue with.

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