OCN 201 Schedule

Spring 2017

MWF

Section 1: 10:30 am (PHYSCI 217)

Section 2: 12:30 pm (MSB 100)

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

Chris Measures (Physics/Chemistry), Erica Goetze (Biology)

 

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Date

Week

Lecture

Instructor

 

Jan 9

1

Class Introduction Slides

Team

 

Jan 11

 

The Scientific Method applied to the Origin of the Universe Ch 1 Slides

De Carlo

Deep-space Timeline (PBS)

Jan 13

 

History of Oceanography - Ch 2
Traditional/Polynesian Navigation Slides

De Carlo

Polynesian Voyaging Society

Jan 16

2

Holiday - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

De Carlo

Earth's Early Ocean

Jan 18

 

Origin of the Earth and Oceans - Ch 1 Slides

De Carlo


Jan 20

 

Earth Structure – Ch 3 Slides

De Carlo


Jan 23

3

Ocean Floor Physiography – Ch 4

De Carlo


Jan 25

 

Continental Drift/Plate Tectonics - Ch 3

De Carlo

The PaleoMap Project (C.R. Scotese)

Jan 27

 

Plate Tectonics I - Ch 3 

De Carlo


Jan 30

4

Plate Tectonics II – Ch 3

De Carlo

This Dynamic Earth (USGS) 
Earthquake Map (Natl. Geographic)

Feb 1

 

Mantle Plumes and Hawaiian Volcanoes 

De Carlo

 

Feb 3

 

Coastal Processes – Ch 12

De Carlo

Hotspots (USGS)

Feb 6

5

Coastal Erosion in Hawaii

De Carlo

100 Years of Kilauea and Mauna Loa Eruptions

Feb 8

 

Sediments – Ch 5

De Carlo


Feb 10

 

Hawaiian Volcanoes – Born of Fire

De Carlo


Feb 13

6

Mineral and Physical Resources – Ch 17

De Carlo


Feb 15

 

MID-TERM EXAM I 

De Carlo

Coastal Erosion (EPA)

Feb 17

 

Salinity* Ch 2

Measures

 Glossary of Chemical Terms & Elements

Feb 20

7

Holiday- Presidents' Day

Measures

 

Feb 22

 

Hydrothermal Vents

Measures

 

Feb 24

 

Nutrients and Tracers

Measures

 

Feb 27

8

Atmospheric Circulation - Ch 8 

Measures

 

Mar 1

 

Surface Circulation - Ch 9 

Measures

 

Mar 3

 

Thermohaline Circulation- Ch 6,9 

Measures

 

Mar 6

9

El Niño- Ch 9 

Measures

 

Mar 8

 

Waves I - Ch10

Measures

 

Mar 10

 

Waves II - Ch 10 

Measures

 

Mar 13

10

Tides - Ch 11

Measures

 

Mar 15

 

Light and Sound - Ch 6

Measures

 

Mar 17

 

Global Climate Change I

Measures

 

Mar 20

11

Global Climate Change II

Measures

 

Mar 22

 

MID-TERM EXAM II

Measures


Mar 24

 

Origin of Life - Ch 1, 13

Goetze

Exploring Life's Origins
iBiology-Origin of Life
Summary of iBiology

Mar 27

12

Holiday- Spring Break

Goetze


Mar 29

 

Holiday- Spring Break

Goetze

Deep Diving Mammals

Mar 31

 

Holiday- Spring Break

Goetze


Apr 3
13
Evolution of Life in the Sea - Ch 13
Goetze Evolution of Whales

Apr 5


Marine Habitats – Ch 13  

Goetze

Plankton

Apr 7

 

Marine Primary Producers - Ch 14, 15

Goetze


Apr 10

 14

Nutrients & Productivity - Ch 14

Goetze

Sponge Feeding

Apr 12


Marine Consumers - Ch 14,15

Goetze

Apr 14

 

Holiday - Good Friday

Goetze


Apr 17

 15

Marine Invertebrates – Ch 15

Goetze

Apr 19


Marine Vertebrates - Ch 15

Goetze

How Whales Change Climate

Subsistence Whaling

Seafood Watch 

Apr 21

 

Marine Food Webs & Fisheries – Ch 14


Goetze

Frogfish Lures

The insatiable hairy frogfish

Bioluminescence 

Apr 24

16 

Marine Ecology & Adaptations - Ch 16

Goetze

Apr 26


Deep Sea Biology –* Ch. 16 

Goetze


Apr 28

 

Coral Reefs – Ch 16

Goetze

May 1

 17

Marine Pollution - Ch 17

Goetze


May 3

 

 Climate Change & Human impacts - Ch 18

 

 

May 10

FINAL EXAM (Biology portion only, not cumulative) Both Sections: 02:15pm - 04:15pm Goetze

*Additional reading material is available on the website.


Last modified: January 2017
Department of Oceanography