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MASC 311: Nautical Science

General Ship knowledge: ship cargoes, merchant fleet, classification societies, International load line, ship tonnage, shift of ships center of gravity. Field exercises: Practical seamanship, anchors and markings, ropes, tackles, knots, splices. First Aid,...

MASC 204: Oceanography & Fisheries Practical I

The practical will be based on topics covered during the entire year

MASC 203: Aquatic Ecology

Aquatic Habitats - Freshwater (lentic and lotic habitats); Marine (brackish, estuaries, lagoons, coastal, shelf, deepsea habitats). Importance of oceans, lakes and reservoirs. Measurement of productivity. The physical and chemical factors in aquatic...

MASC 202: Marine Resources and Man

The living resources of the sea: major fishing areas, major food species, other commercial resources – e.g. pharmaceutical products. The non-living resources of the sea: oil and gas, minerals, fresh water, energy. Threatened and endangered species:...

MASC 201: Introductory Oceanography

History of oceanography. Oceanography as a science. Geologic and evolutionary history of the Earth. Internal structure of the Earth, isostasy and plate tectonics. Origin and structure of the ocean basins. The climatic seasons. Shape of the Earth and location...

MAFS 602 RESEARCH METHODS

The objective of this course is to equip students with the relevant skills to design and undertake independent field research and to process data for analyses and interpretation. Emphasis will be placed on statistical methods and the considerations that...

FISH 682 SEMINAR II

In the second year, each student will make an oral presentation on the results of research undertaken. The student must also present a progress report midway into the second year. These will be assessed for 3 credits. Students are also expected to attend...

FISH 681 SEMINAR I

The student is expected to attend all seminars specified by the Department. Each student is expected to make his/her own oral presentation on a proposed research at a project proposal seminar. Seminars on offer include coastal management, climate change...

FISH 680 THESIS RESEARCH

A supervised thesis work on an independent and original research undertaken by the candidate in an applied area after presenting a proposal on a selected topic. This thesis will cover the two semesters of the second year. The final write-up of the project...

FISH 651 SEMINAR I

The student is expected to attend all seminars specified by the Department. Each student is expected to make his/her own oral presentation on a proposed research at a project proposal seminar. Seminars on offer include coastal management, climate change...

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