MNS320_Ch1_6perpage - Chapter 1 - Introduction Water...

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Chapter 1 - Introduction • Water • Oceanography • Ecological Principles • Larval Ecology • Terrestrial v. Marine Ecosystems • Division of the Marine Environment Why water is great • Hydrogen bonds ! cohesion – Surface tension – Viscosity – Heat of vaporization – Latent heat of fusion – Heat capacity – Density – Solubility Solvent properties of water via hydrogen bonds via polar interactions University of Texas Marine Science Institute Research Experiences for Undergraduates Field Experiences in South Texas Coastal Dynamics, June 2 – August 8, 2008 Eligibility : undergraduates in their sophomore or junior year, and U.S. citizens or permanent residents Stipends : $4500 for the 10-week program, full room and board, a research allowance, and a travel allowance. Ten fellowships will be available for the summer of 2008, for undergraduate students to conduct independent research projects on the causes, effects and consequences of coastal environmental change. APPLY!
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