OCN 201 Schedule Spring 2014

MWF: 10:30 am (Physical Science 217) and 12:30 pm (Watanabe 112)

 

Instructors: Professor De Carlo, Course Coordinator (Geology),

Professor Carter (Chemistry and Physics), Professor Goetze (Biology)



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Date

Week

Lecture

Instructor

Links

Jan 13

1

Class Introduction - slides

Team


Jan 15


The Scientific Method - slides

De Carlo


Jan 17


Origin of the Universe/Earth & Oceans - Ch 1 slides

De Carlo

Deep-space Timeline (PBS) 

Jan 20

2

HolidayMartin Luther King Jr. Day

De Carlo


Jan 22


History of Oceanography - Ch 2

Traditional/Polynesian Navigation - slides

De Carlo

Polynesian Voyaging Society

Jan 24


Earth Structure – Ch 3 slides

De Carlo


Jan 27

3

Ocean Floor Physiography – Ch 4 slides

De Carlo

Oceanic Features (COAST)

Jan 29


Continental Drift/Plate Tectonics - Ch 3 slides

De Carlo

The PaleoMap Project (C.R. Scotese)

Jan 31


Plate Tectonics I - Ch 3 slides

De Carlo

This Dynamic Earth (USGS)

Feb 3

4

Plate Tectonics II – Ch 3 slides

De Carlo


Feb 5


Mantle Plumes and Hawaiian Volcanoes slides

De Carlo

Hotspots (USGS)

Feb 7


Coastal Processes – Ch 12 slides

De Carlo


Feb 10

5

Coastal Erosion in Hawaii – see Feb 7 slides

De Carlo

Coastal Erosion (EPA)

Feb 12


Sediments – Ch 5 slides (deep-sea); slides (shelf)

De Carlo


Feb 14


Hawaiian Volcanoes – Born of Fire

De Carlo


Feb 17

6

Holiday – Presidents’ Day

De Carlo


Feb 19


Class canceled

De Carlo


Feb 21


MID-TERM EXAM I

De Carlo


Feb 24

7

Salinity - Ch 2 slides

Carter

Salinity

Water (UH)

Feb 26


Nutrients and Tracers - slides

Carter




Feb 28


Atmospheric Circulation - Ch 8 slides

Carter

Atmospheric circulation (EIU, USA)

Mar 3

8

Surface Circulation - Ch 9 slides

Carter

The Major Ocean Currents (UCAR)

Mar 5


Thermohaline Circulation- Ch 6,9 slides

Carter

Thermohaline circulation (UEA, UK)

Mar 7


Waves I – Ch10 slides

Carter

The Physics of Waves (Zona Land)

Mar 10

9

Waves II - Ch 10 slides

Carter


Mar 12


Tides - Ch 11 slides

Carter

The Physics of Tides (IIT) 

Mar 14


Light and Sound - Ch 6 slides

Carter


Mar 17

10

El Niño - Ch 9 slides

Carter


Mar 19


Global Climate Change I slides

Carter


Mar 21


Global Climate Change II slides

Carter

Summary for Policy Makers (IPCC)

Mar 24

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Holiday – Spring Break



Mar 26


HolidaySpring Break



Mar 28


Holiday Spring Break


Mar 31

11

Turbulence and Instrumentation - slides

Carter


Apr 2


MID-TERM EXAM II

Carter


Apr 4


The Origin of Life – Ch 1, 13 slides


Exploring Life's Origins

Apr 7

12

Evolution of Life in the Sea – Ch 13 slides

Goetze

Evolution (PBS)

Apr 9


Marine Habitats – Ch 13 slides

Goetze




Apr 11


Marine Primary Producers – Ch 14, 15 slides

Goetze

The Ocean's Green Machines (NASA)

Apr 14

13

Marine Consumers – Ch 14, 15 slides

Goetze


Apr 16


Marine Invertebrates – Ch 15 slides

Goetze


Apr 18


HolidayGood Friday

Goetze


Apr 21

14

Marine Vertebrates – Ch 15 slides

Goetze




Apr 23


Nutrients and Productivity – Ch 14 slides

Goetze


Apr 25


Marine Food Webs & Fisheries – Ch 14 slides

Goetze

National Marine Fisheries

Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch

Apr 28

15

Deep Sea – Ch 16 slides

Goetze



The Deep Sea

Apr 30


Coral Reefs – Ch 16 slides

Goetze

Coral Reefs (NOAA)

May 2


Finish coral reefs

Goetze


May 5

16

Marine Pollution – Ch 17 slides

Goetze


May 7


Climate Change & Human Impacts – Ch 18

Goetze







May 14


FINAL EXAM (Both Sections: 09:45-11:45 am)

Location: Spalding 155

Team




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Last modified: April 2014
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