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Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR 97331-8565)
Wilbur Davis (Project Director: July 1970 to present)
Thomas Hogg (Co Project Director: July 1970 to June 1971)

Man in the Marine Environment

Courses on "Man in the Marine Environment," a study of man's prehistoric, historic and contemporary to the marine environment. ABSTRACT: Nature of man's prehistoric, historic and contemporary adaptation to marine environment research and results presented in course called "Man in the Marine Environment." Shows man's cultural adaptation to and use of the sea and marine products, the consequences of man's attitudes toward the marine environment on his desired quality of life. Too often social change is attempted at a point when technically feasible but when little is known about the values underlying current institutions, structures and usages. As exploitation of marine environment increases, it is necessary to understand man' aspirations and goals, his attitudes toward the marine world. How can conflicting aspirations for exploitation of marine wealth and food supply be reconciled? Course designed for undergraduate and graduate students second course will be developed as adult evening course. Team taught by archeologist and two ethnographers. Three term course: Prehistory, Evolutionary development from historic past (2nd term) to contemporary situation (3rd term). Funds for survey of available archeological and ethnographic materials, to be analyzed and synthesized as source material for course; outlines, visual materials, practical exercises for course.

Project fields:
Social Sciences, General

Institutional Planning and Development

Education Programs

Total amounts:
$9,942 (approved)
$9,942 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1970 – 6/30/1971