Ocean Sciences

OCEA 295 How to Write a Scientific Article

Designed as a project-oriented writing-intensive course, focused on Earth, ocean, and environmental sciences. Intended for advanced graduate students who have completed some research and are ready to write an article for submission to a journal or other venue. The student is expected to have a dataset in hand, to have already mapped out most of their interpretation, and to be ready to spend most of the quarter preparing a manuscript for submission. The course consists of writing assignments, lectures, class discussions, in-class exercises and peer-review. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students and is by permission of the instructor. Instructor will get information from prospective students to assess whether they are ready to take this class.