Lecture 2 - Origin of Earth and our oceans
Be able to describe how the solar system and Earth formed
Be able to explain how we divide the Earth into different
layers based on composition and strength and why these
different layers are
ESS 3: Oceanography
"How inappropriate to call this planet
Earth when it is clearly Ocean."
Arthur C. Clarke
Photograph by Sebastian Meckelmann
What is Oceanography?
Fig 1.2 from Trujillo
Dr. Julie Ferguson
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