Tentative schedule and links to lecture notes

Week

Dates

 Lecture Topics (click for pdf)

 Reading

1

8-Jan

Introduction

1-7

 

10-Jan

Earth's layers

 

 

12-Jan 

Plate tectonics

 

15-Jan

Martin Luther King Day

7-17

 

17-Jan

Elements and minerals

 

 

19-Jan

Rocks, melting and Loihi

Melting pdf

 3

22-Jan

DOLE ST. FIELD OUTING

 

24-Jan

Kilauea

50-64,96-105

 

26-Jan

Mauna Loa

117-124

 4

29-Jan

Assignment given; Earthquakes

97-101

 

31-Jan

Tsunami

57-62, TBD

 

2-Feb

In class assignment

 5

5-Feb

Lava flows

24-30,57-61

 

7-Feb

Lava flows Ctd, Vents & pyroclasts

85-88,18-24

 

9-Feb

Vents & pyroclasts Ctd

73-74

 6

12-Feb

Mauna Kea, Glacial processes

53-55,114-122

 

14-Feb

Review

 

 

16-Feb

MIDTERM 1

 

 7

19-Feb

Presidents Day

 

 

21-Feb

Mauna Kea Ctd, Hualalai

124-127, 53,106-111

 

23-Feb

Hawaiian volcanoes vs solar system

26-Feb

Kohala

36-41

 

28-Feb

Kohala and soils

111-114

 

2-Mar

East Maui

128-132,147-173

5-Mar

West Maui

132-146

 

7-Mar

Maui Rejuvenation

 

9-Mar

Lanai

174-188

 

 

SECOND FIELD TRIP (WEEKEND DAY)

 

 10

12-Mar

Kahoolawe

 

 

14-Mar

Molokai

45-49,190-207

 

16-Mar

Molokai ctd

 

 11

19-Mar

Review

 

 

21-Mar

MIDTERM 2

 

         

23-Mar

Oahu Assigment

 

      12

26-Mar

Spring Break

 

 

28-Mar

Spring Break

 

 

30-Mar

Spring Break

 

13

2-Apr

Oahu

208-252

 

4-Apr

Oahu Ctd

 

 

6-Apr

Oahu Ctd

14

9-Apr

Giant Avalanches

33-35,179-181

 

11-Apr

Kauai

192-193

 

13-Apr

Kauai Ctd

254-289

15

16-Apr

Niihau

TBD

 

18-Apr

Niihau and Papahanaomukuakea

 

 

20-Apr

Hydrology, Oceans, Coastal Geology

TBD

15

23-Apr

STREAM OUTING

13-17, 31-33,41-45

 

25-Apr

Review

 

27-Apr -

-2-May

Fri, Mon, Wed PRESENTATIONS

 

17

 11-May

FINAL EXAM- Fri May 11th, 9.45-11.45