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Sea turtles or marine turtles are turtles that inhabit all of the world's oceans except the Arctic. Most species of sea turtle are endangered. wikipedia.org
Coral reefs are underwater structures made from calcium carbonate secreted by corals. They are colonies of tiny animals found in marine waters that contain few nutrients. wikipedia.org
Whale is the common name for various marine mammals of the order Cetacea. wikipedia.org
Apart from size, the main technical difference between a "submersible" and a "submarine" is that submersibles are not fully autonomous. wikipedia.org
Cave diving is underwater diving in caves which are at least partially filled with water. wikipedia.org

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Our innovative and flexible majors provide an interesting path for students to follow on their way to an LSA degree. From our field camp at Camp Davis in Wyoming, to lab work on campus, Michigan students have an opportunity to explore the geological sciences in exciting ways.

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences offers: