Masters in Ocean Engineering in North America

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Ocean Engineering

A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

A Master of Science degree in Maritime Engineering will allow graduates to make decisions regarding engineering problems in the realm of maritime and ocean engineering. It will give students the knowledge of the main principles and method applications of the ocean engineering field.

The United States of America commonly called the United States, is a federal republic consisting of fifty states and a federal district. The 48 contiguous states and the federal district of Washington, D.C. are in first North America between Canada and Mexico. The state of Alaska is in northwestern North America, west of Canada and east of Russia across the Bering Strait, and the state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-North Pacific. The country also has five populated and nine unpopulated territories in the Pacific and the Caribbean.

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MSc In Oceanography

Université du Québec à Rimouski UQAR
Campus Full time 6 months September 2017 Canada Rimouski Lévis + 1 more

Fluency in oceanography as scientists able to understand the dynamics of the marine system of a multidisciplinary and comprehensive manner. [+]

Masters in Ocean Engineering in North America 2017. Fluency in oceanography as scientists able to understand the dynamics of the marine system of a multidisciplinary and comprehensive manner. It provides an informed knowledge of the marine environment, its resources, technical study and exploitation, pollution problems that we encounter and are appropriate intervention methods. The research project and the courses help to deepen their knowledge in one of four areas of specialization: chemical oceanography; biological oceanography; geological oceanography; Physical Oceanography. Program Structure Fluency in oceanography allows for a research project (27 credits memory) to deepen his knowledge in a specialty area of ​​science of the sea. From their first term, students participate in an oceanographic expedition on the research ship Coriolis II in the Experimental Oceanography course. The program also includes a general oceanography courses and two elective courses whose topics vary according to student research project. This program also helps develop the skills required for the pursuit of doctoral studies. Research areas physical oceanography Physicists are interested in the movement of water depending on various factors, like the tide, winds, changes in freshwater flow, as well as changes in space and time. Their research particularly affect: Waves of training; the salinity gradients and density; temperature variations; the energy exchange between the air and the sea; turbulent areas of training; related phenomena between the ocean and the temperature (global climate change, El Niño, hurricanes and typhoons); etc. chemical oceanography Chemists are interested in chemical processes in water and marine sediments. Their... [-]