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MSCI 748 : Marine Benthic Habitat Mapping Techniques

Prerequisites: Graduate status or consent of instructor.
Description: The collection and interpretation of geophysical data used to characterize marine benthic habitats. Basic geophysical principals are reviewed. Application of techniques to identify and characterize marine benthic habitats, including echosounders, multibeam bathymetry and backscatter, sidescan sonar, seismic profiling, and GIS. Classwork, 2 units; laboratory, 2 units. (Plus-minus letter grade only.)
Units: 4
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