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This course studies the world's oceans. It is designed as an introductory course that leads the student through the 'story' of oceanography. The course examines the tremendous variety of life found within the oceans, the structure and size of the oceans, the properties of the water found within the oceans, the economic resources of the seas, the currents and tides, the coastal environments, the history of the oceans and of the study of the seas. The course concludes by examining some of the issues dealing with our oceans including environmental, whaling, fishing, hurricanes and more. The final lesson deals with the 'beauty of the seas' including "looks" at many of the world's most beautiful island paradises and travel destinations.