GEOL 102: Oceanography

Professor Kent Syverson

In this course, Professor Syverson introduces the class to geological processes and how to use logic and reasoning to understand Earth. The main goal of Oceanography is taking different aspects from a variety of sciences, including chemical, physical, and biological aspects, in order to comprehend how it impacts the oceans and how humans interact with this marine environment.

Meet the Professor!

Professor Syverson is the department chair for geology, and he currently teaches course on: ?Environmental Geology ?Geomorphology and Aerial Photograph Interpretation ?Glacial Geology ?Oceanography ?Rocky Mountain Field Studies He received his bachelor?s degree in geology from University of Minnesota-Duluth, and continued his education by receiving a Master?s and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Professor Syverson has a high interest in glacial geology and has recently become fascinated by the geology of frac sand deposits in Wisconsin.

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