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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 21, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

INST 2412 - Coral Reefs: Their Geology, Biology, and Future

Hours: 3
Coral reefs are at the same time one of the most beautiful and one of the most endangered biomes on earth. They have historically provided food, shelter, and other resources for people, yet now they are facing worldwide decline. Exploring the science of coral reefs, including the physical (oceanography, mineralization) and biological (diversity, pretty fish, etc.) aspects, and then applying this in order to understand the values that reefs gives us, current challenges facing reefs, and potential actions that we can take to conserve reefs.