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Oceanography (GEOL 1445): Home

Fall 2019 | Oceanography | Spears

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The tabs above navigate through this guide's content. In Finding Scholarly Articles you have access to research databases and credible sites from government or scientific domains. When you are ready to take information from a source into the paper you are writing, utilize academic integrity with correct citations, paraphrasing or using quotes from these sources. The Citations and Writing Resources tabs will answer many of your questions about citation format and writing.  

Marine Policy Project

This research project will be completed in five (5) parts throughout the semester and requires you to identify, research, and build an argument (pro or con) regarding a specific issue related to the ocean. Using this knowledge about the issue, you will produce a concisely written letter of appeal that may be sent to an individual at three (3) different local, regional, national or international political organizations, corporations, or research institutions.

Complete details on this project are at the link below and in the Marine Policy Project module within D2L.

Divers explore Stetson Bank in the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: G.P. Schmahl/NOAA

Divers explore Stetson Bank in the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary. Photo: G.P. Schmahl/NOAA

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