Prerequisites: Admission to the graduate program in Marine Sciences.

Students and faculty meet weekly in an interactive discussion of current literature in marine sciences. The focus will be on state-of-the-art theories and methodologies as they occur in the primary marine literature in pursuit of the research degree, students will learn to critically review the approaches, analyses, and interpretations of scientific research with the tutelage of the faculty. This seminar will link the inter-disciplinary components of the students and faculty in a stimulating and interactive manner.