OCN 201 Schedule, Fall 2016

MWF

Section 1: 10:30 am (Spalding 155) or

Section 2: 12:30 pm (Bilger 152)

Instructors: Chris Measures, Course Coordinator (Chemistry/Physics),

Mike Mottl (Geology), Erica Goetze (Biology)

 

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

If you print the slides, you can choose to print multiple slides per page.

Click file, select "print,"and a new window will appear. Next to "Page Scaling," use the drop down menu to select "Multiple pages per sheet".

 

Date

Week

Lecture

Instructor

 

Aug 22

1

Introduction Slides

Team

 

Aug 24

 

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

Measures

Deep-space Timeline (PBS)

Aug 26

 

History of Oceanography - Ch 2 Slides

Measures

Polynesian Voyaging Society

Aug 29

2

Origin of Earth and Oceans - Ch 1 Slides

Mottl

Earth's Early Ocean

Aug 31

 

Earth Structure - Ch 3 Slides

Mottl

Sep 2

 

Ocean Floor Physiography – Ch 4 Slides

Mottl

Sep 5

3

Holiday - Labor Day

Mottl

Sep 7

 

Continental Drift - Ch 3 Slides

Mottl

The PaleoMap Project (C.R. Scotese)

Sep 9

 

Seafloor Spreading - Ch 3 Slides

Mottl

Sep 12

4

Plate Tectonics I - Ch 3 Slides

Mottl

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

Sep 14

 

Plate Tectonics II - Ch 3 Slides

Mottl

 

Sep 16

 

Plate Tectonics III and Hot Spots - Ch 3 Slides

Mottl

Hotspots (USGS)

Sep 19

5

Mantle Plumes and Hawaiian Volcanoes - Ch 3 Slides

Mottl

100 Years of Kilauea and Mauna Loa Eruptions

Sep 21

 

Deep-Sea Sediments - Ch 5 Slides

Mottl

Sep 23

 

Shelf Sediments - Ch 5 Slides

Mottl

Sep 26

6

Marine Physical Resources - Ch 17 Slides

Mottl

Sep 28

 

Coastal Processes - Ch 12 Slides

Mottl

Coastal Erosion (EPA)

Sep 30

 

MID-TERM EXAM I 

Team

 

Oct 3

7

Salinity* - Ch 2 

Measures

 Glossary of Chemical Terms & Elements

Oct 5

 

Hydrothermal Vents -*

Measures

 

Oct 7

 

How Biology and Physics move Chemicals in the Ocean -*

Measures

 

Oct 10

8

Thermohaline Circulation - Ch 9

Measures

 

Oct 12

 

Light and Sound in the Sea - Ch 6

Measures

 

Oct 14

 

Atmospheric Circulation - Ch 8

Measures

 

Oct 17

9

Waves I - Ch 10

Measures

 

Oct 19

 

Waves II and Surf - Ch 10 & 11

Measures

 

Oct 21

 

Surface Circulation - Ch 9

Measures

 

Oct 24

10

El Niño

Measures

 

Oct 26

 

Tides - Ch 11

Measures

 

Oct 28

 

Global climate change -* Ch 18

Measures

 

Oct 31

11

Global climate change, video: oceanographic sampling

Measures

 

Nov 2

 

MID-TERM EXAM II

Team

 

Nov 4

 

Origins of Life -* Ch. 1 & 13

Goetze   

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

Nov 7

12

Evolution and Classification of Life -* Ch. 13

Goetze

Evolution of Whales

Nov 9

 

Marine Habitats and Lifestyles -* Ch 14 & 16

Goetze

Deep Diving Mammals

Nov 11

 

Holiday-Veterans Day

Goetze

Nov 14

13

Marine Primary Producers -* Ch 14 & 16

Goetze

Plankton

Nov 16

 

Marine Consumers –* Ch. 14-16

Goetze

Nov 18

 

Marine Animals – Invertebrates –* Ch. 15

Goetze

Sponge Feeding

Nov 21

14

Marine Animals – Vertebrates -* Ch 15

Goetze

Humpback Bubble Net Feeding 
Chordate Evolution

Nov 23

 

Patterns of Productivity I –* Ch. 13

Goetze

Nov 24

 

Holiday -Thanksgiving

Goetze

 

Nov 28

15

Food Webs & Fisheries –* Ch. 17

Goetze

How Whales Change Climate

Subsistence Whaling

Seafood Watch 

Nov 30

 

Adaptations for Survival –* Ch. 15

Goetze

Frogfish Lures

The insatiable hairy frogfish

Bioluminescence 

Dec 2

 

Corals and Coral Reefs –* Ch. 16

Goetze

Dec 5

16

Deep Sea Biology –* Ch. 16

Goetze

Dec 7

 

Marine Pollution -* Ch. 18

Goetze

Dec 14

 

FINAL EXAM (Biology portion only, not cumulative. Both Sections: 09:45-11:45 am)

Team

 

 

 

 

 

*Lecture material is available on the website for you to download and print.


Last modified: August 2016
Department of Oceanography