OCN 201 Schedule, Fall 2015

MWF

Section 1: 10:30 am (Physical Science 217) or

Section 2: 12:30 pm (Art 132)

Instructors: Professor Measures, Course Coordinator (Chemistry and Physics),

Professor Mottl (Geology), Professor Steward (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

Aug 24

1

Class Introduction Slides

Team


Aug 26


The Scientific Method and the Origin of the Universe- Ch 1 Slides

Mottl

Deep-space Timeline (PBS)

Aug 28


History of Oceanography - Ch 2

Traditional/Polynesian Navigation Slides

Mottl

Polynesian Voyaging Society

Aug 31

2

Origin of Earth & Oceans Slides

Mottl

Earth's Early Ocean (UCAR)

Sept 2


Earth Structure – Ch 3 Slides

Mottl

Sept 4

Ocean Floor Physiography – Ch 4 Slides

Mottl


Sept 7

3

HolidayLabor Day

-

Sept 9

Continental Drift - Ch 3 Slides

Mottl

Sept 11


Seafloor Spreading - Ch 3

Mottl

The PaleoMap Project (C.R. Scotese)

Sept 14

4

Plate Tectonics I - Ch 3

Mottl

This Dynamic Earth (USGS)

Sept 16


Plate Tectonics II – Ch 3

Mottl

Sept 18


Plate Tectonics III and Hot Spots Ch 3

Mottl

Hotspots (USGS)

Sept21

5

Mantle Plumes and Hawaiian Volcanoes Ch 3

Mottl

 

Sept23


Deep-Sea Sediments – Ch 5

Mottl


Sept 25


Shelf Sediments Ch 5

Mottl


Sept 28

6

Marine Physical Resources Ch 17

Mottl


Sept 30


Coastal Processes – Ch 12

Mottl

Coastal Erosion (EPA)

Oct 2


MID-TERM EXAM I

Team


Oct 5

7

Salinity - Ch 2

Measures

Glossary of Chemical Terms & Elements

Oct 7


Hydrothermal Vents -

Measures


Oct 9


How Biology and Physics Move Chemicals in the Ocean -

Measures


Oct 12

8

Thermohaline Circulation- Ch 9

Measures


Oct 14


Light and Sound in the Sea - Ch 6

Measures


Oct 16


Atmospheric Circulation - Ch 8

Measures


Oct 19

9

Waves I – Ch10

Measures


Oct 21


Waves II and Surf - Ch 10 & 11

Measures


Oct 23


Surface Circulation - Ch 9

Measures


Oct 26

10

El Niño - Ch 9

Measures


Oct 28


Tides - Ch 11

Measures


Oct 30


Global Climate Change I - Ch 18

Measures


Nov 2

11

Global Climate Change II, video: oceanographic sampling

Measures


Nov 4


MID-TERM EXAM II

Team


Nov 6 Origins of Life - Ch. 1 & 13 Steward

Exploring Life's Origins

Nov 9 12 Evolution and Classification of Life - Ch. 13 Steward


Nov 11 Holiday-Veterans Day -


Nov 13 Marine Habitats and Lifestyles - Ch 14 & 16 Steward

Nov 16 13 Marine Primary Producers - Ch 14 & 16 Steward


Nov 18   Marine Consumers – Ch. 14-16 Steward


Nov 20 Marine Animals – Invertebrates – Ch. 15 Steward


Nov 23 14 Marine Animals – Vertebrates - Ch 15 Steward

Evolutionary Origin of Whales

Humpback Bubble Net Feeding


Nov 25   Patterns of Productivity I – Ch. 13 Steward


Nov 26 Holiday -Thanksgiving -

 


Nov 30 15 Food Webs & Fisheries – Ch. 17 Steward

Subsistence Whaling

Seafood Watch

Dec 2   Adaptations for Survival – Ch. 15 Steward


Dec 4 Corals and Coral Reefs – Ch. 16 Steward


Dec 7 16 Deep Sea Biology – Ch. 16 Steward

Bioluminescence

Dec 9   Marine Pollution - Ch. 18 Steward

Sources feeding the garbage patch






Dec 16


FINAL EXAM (Both Sections: 2:15-4:15 pm)

Section 1 (10:30am lecture): Location TBD @ 2:15pm

Section 2 (12:30pm lecture): Location TBD @ 2:15pm

Team

Bring pencil and student ID!

 


Last modified: August 2015
Department of Oceanography