Biological Oceanography
Biology 312

An upper-division non-majors course designed to explore the chemical, physical and biological aspects of ocean science.
Class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:00 - 9:15 a.m. in Darwin 108

 Please Note: The Final is due on Tuesday, May 18, not Monday! Sorry about the incorrect date.

See Our Field Trip Albums:

March 13 Seal Watch at Jenner and Goat Rock
March 18 Campbell Cove & Bodega Head
April 13 Bodega Bay Boat Trip (coming soon)
April 24 Bodega Bay and Bodega Head
May 8 Shell Beach (3 miles south of Jenner)

Go to Field Trip Schedule

Go to Key for Quizzes and Exams

Go to the Chapter Outlines

Go to Spring 2004 Schedule


An egret searching for food among the eel grass beds at low tide.

Luxuriant growth of green algae on the Bodega mudflats.

Intertidal view during a minus tide: kelp and seagrass.

Leaf barnacles

Go to Bio. 312 Syllabus: for more detailed information about the class requirements

  Go to Coral Reef Decline, a new website by The Coral Reefers

How to reach me:

Office: Darwin 224;
Office Hours: By appointment during the summer
Phone: 664-2717email:
Leave a message on my voice mail or send email and I will answer you as soon as I can.
I also have a mailbox in the Biology Dept. Office.

Marine Biology, fourth edition (2003), by Castro and Huber. Publisher: McGraw Hill

Please see Oceanology syllabus.

Course Objectives
Please see Oceanology syllabus.

Lectures & Activities

See Biological Oceanography Schedule

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