Marine Environmental Student Work Archive
What is ocean literacy?
The UNESCO Institute for Statistics defines literacy as "the ability to identify, understand, interpret, create, communicate and compute, using printed and written materials associated with varying contexts." From this definition of literacy, we can infer that ocean literacy is the ability to interpret and apply information about the ocean, its inhabitants and resources, and their connections to the greater world.Recommended reading: Ocean Literacy, published 2013 by the College of Exploration
This was a first-semester project, much of which was completed under a crazy time crunch - I'm trying to rewrite things as I go but things may slip through the cracks or not be as well-researched as I would have liked... Tread with caution, hic sunt dracones.