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COA 602 Coastal Processes 2 Fall


Class Syllabus (Word)


PART I: Primary Producers of Marine and Coastal Environments (4 Lectures):


L1: Oceanic/ Estuarine Phytoplankton: download ppt (15.5Mb)

Additional readings: Microalgae (PDF)


L2: Seaweeds and Coastal Habitats (47Mb)

Additional readings: Macroalgae (PDF), Kelps (PDF), Coral Reefs (PDF)



L3: Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (23Mb)

Additional readings: Seagrasses (PDF), Seagrass Meadows (PDF)


L4: Saltmarshes and Mangroves (17 Mb)

Additional readings: Saltmarshes (PDF), Mangroves (PDF),


Additional readings are taken mostly from Clinton Dawes, 1998, Marine Botany, 2nd Edition



Examples of previous year mid-term exam questions: 2009, 2010



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