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)

 

Links to lecture slides will be made available prior to each class period. Click "Slides" to download and print.

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Date

Week

Lecture

Instructor

Links 

Jan 9

1

1. Class Introduction Slides

Team

 

Jan 11

 

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

De Carlo

Deep-space Timeline (PBS)

Jan 13

 

3. 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


Jan 18

 

4. Origin of the Earth and Oceans - Ch 1 Slides

De Carlo

Earth's Early Ocean
Breaking News: Age of the Moon

Jan 20

 

5. Earth Structure – Ch 3 Slides

De Carlo


Jan 23

3

6. Ocean Floor Physiography – Ch 4 Slides

De Carlo


Jan 25

 

7. Continental Drift/Plate Tectonics - Ch 3 Slides

De Carlo

The PaleoMap Project (C.R. Scotese)

Jan 27

 

8. Plate Tectonics I - Ch 3 Slides

De Carlo

Continent Configurations
Jan 30

4

9. Plate Tectonics II – Ch 3 Slides

De Carlo

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

Feb 1

 

10. Mantle Plumes and Hawaiian Volcanoes Slides

De Carlo

Hotspots (USGS)

Feb 3

 

11. Coastal Processes – Ch 12 Slides

De Carlo


Feb 6

5

12. Coastal Erosion in Hawaii Slides

De Carlo

Coastal Erosion (EPA)

Feb 8



13. Deep Sea Sediments – Ch 5 Slides
Mike's Slides

De Carlo


Feb 10

 

14. Shelf Sediments and Resources – Ch 17 Slides
Mike's Slides

De Carlo


Feb 13

6

15. Hawaiian Volcanoes – Born of Fire

De Carlo

100 Years of Kilauea and Mauna Loa Eruptions

Feb 15

 

MID-TERM EXAM I 

De Carlo


Feb 17

 

Salinity*   Salinity Reading          Slides

Measures

 Glossary of Chemical Terms & Elements

Salinity Reading

Feb 20

7

Holiday- Presidents' Day

Measures

 

Feb 22

 

Hydrothermal Vents      Hydrothermal Vent Reading          Slides

Measures

 Hydrothermal Vent Reading

Feb 24

 

Nutrients and Tracers       Nutrient Reading                Slides

Measures

 Nutrient Reading

Feb 27

8

Thermohaline Circulation- Ch 6,9 Slides

Measures

 

Mar 1

 

Light and Sound - Ch 6 Slides

Measures

 

Mar 3

 

Atmospheric Circulation - Ch 8 Slides

Measures

 

Mar 6

9

Surface Circulation - Ch 9 Slides 

Measures

 

Mar 8

 

El Niño- Ch 9  Slides 

Measures

 

Mar 10

 

Waves I - Ch10  Slides 

Measures

 

Mar 13

10

Waves II - Ch 10 for slides see Waves I above

Measures

 

Mar 15

 

Tides - Ch 11 Slides 

Measures

 

Mar 17

 

Global Climate Change I         Climate Reading            Slides   

Measures

 Climate Reading

Mar 20

11

Global Climate Change II  for slides see Global Climate Change I above 

Measures

 

Mar 22

 

MID-TERM EXAM II

Measures


Mar 24

 

Nature & Origin of Life - Ch 1, 13 Slides 

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


Mar 31

 

Holiday- Spring Break

Goetze


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

Apr 5


Marine Habitats – Ch 13   Slides 

Goetze

Plankton

Apr 7

 

Marine Primary Producers - Ch 14, 15  Slides

Goetze


Apr 10

 14

Nutrients & Productivity - Ch 14  Slides

Goetze

NASA Ocean Color Video 1
NASA Ocean Color Channel

Apr 12


Marine Consumers - Ch 14,15 Slides

Goetze

Apr 14

 

Holiday - Good Friday

Goetze


Apr 17

 15

Marine Invertebrates – Ch 15 Slides

Goetze

Apr 19


Marine Vertebrates - Ch 15

Goetze

How Whales Change Climate

Deep Diving Mammals

Subsistence Whaling

Seafood Watch 

Apr 21

 

Marine Food Webs & Fisheries Pt. 1– Ch 14


Goetze


Bioluminescence 

Apr 24

16 

Marine Food Webs & Fisheries Pt. 2 - Ch 14

Goetze

Apr 26


Coral Reefs – Ch 16

Goetze


Apr 28

 

Deep Sea Biology –* Ch. 16

Goetze

May 1

 17

Climate Change & Human impacts - Ch 18

Goetze


May 3

 

Exam Review and Course Evaluations

 

 

May 10

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

OCN201 001 (the morning section which normally has class at 10:30am) in PHYSCI 217

OCN201 002 (the afternoon section which normally has class at 12:30pm) in HIG 110
Goetze

*Additional reading material is available on the website.


Last modified: January 2017
Department of Oceanography