Topic selection is very liberal, provided it is related to oceanography in some way. The possibilities are virtually endless. Browsing through the list of these the following topics for inspiration: Renewable energy sources that utilize oceanic sources such as waves, currents, etc. Description: The focus of the paper can be general or a detailed look at one particular aspect of your subject. Keep in mind that this is a scientific-based research activity, so statements are expected to be supported by some evidence such as a journal article, graph or diagram, or even a well selected photo. There is no minimum word requirement, but you may want to shoot for +150 words to write a clear, concise presentation that provides ample coverage of your topic. The overall length should approximately 10 content slides, one title/cover slide, and one reference slide; that is 12 slides at a minimum.