Prerequisite: MATH140. Recommended: MATH141, PHYS161, or PHYS171. Restriction: Non-degree-seeking students require the permission of the instructor. Cross-listed with AOSC375. Credit only granted for: AOSC375, GEOL375 or METO375. Introduction to physical, chemical, and biological properties of the ocean. Role of the ocean in climate as a component of the Earth system. El Nino and the ocean, impact of global warming on the ocean and marine habitats including fisheries.