OCN 201 Schedule

Fall 2018

MWF

Section 1: 10:30-11:20 am (SPAL 155)

Section 2: 12:30-1:20 pm (SPAL 155)

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

 Dr. Sara Ferron (Geology)

Dr. Grieg 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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Week

Lecture
Slides
Instructor
Links and Readings
Aug 20

1


Course Introduction

Team


Aug 22


The Scientific Method and the Origin of the Universe - Ch 1
SLIDES
Measures

Deep-space Timeline (PBS)
Aug 24



History of Oceanography - Ch 2

SLIDES

Measures

Polynesian Voyaging Society
Ben Finney

Aug 27
2

Origin of Earth and Oceans - Ch 1 SLIDES
Ferron Earth's Early Ocean
Breaking News: Age of the Moon
Aug 29


Earth Structure - Ch 3
SLIDES
Ferron
Aug 31


Ocean Floor Physiography - Ch 4 SLIDES Ferron
Sep 3
3

Labor Day Holiday



Sep 5

Continental Drift - Ch 3 SLIDES
Ferron The PaleoMap Project (C.R. Scotese)
Sep 7


Seafloor Spreading - Ch 3
SLIDES
Ferron
Sep 10
4

Plate Tectonics I - Ch 3
SLIDES Ferron Continent Configurations
Sep 12


Plate Tectonics II - Ch 3
SLIDES
Ferron This Dynamic Earth (USGS) 
Earthquake Map (Natl. Geographic)
Sep 14


Plate Tectonics III and Hot Spots - Ch 3
SLIDES
Ferron Hotspots (USGS)
Sep 17
5

Mantle Plumes and Hawaiian Volcanoes - Ch 3
SLIDES Ferron 100 Years of Kilauea and Mauna Loa Eruptions
Sep 19


Deep-Sea Sediments - Ch 5
SLIDES
Ferron
Sep 21


Shelf Sediments - Ch 5 SLIDES
Ferron
Sep 24
6

Marine Physical Resources - Ch 17 SLIDES Ferron
Sep 26


Coastal Processes - Ch 12
SLIDES
Ferron
Sep 28

 


MID-TERM EXAM I 

Team


Oct 1
7

Salinity -* Ch 2
SLIDES Measures Glossary of Chemical Terms & Elements
Salinity Reading
Oct 3


Hydrothermal Vents-*
SLIDES Measures Hydrothermal Vent Reading
Oct 5


How Biology and Physics move Chemicals in the Ocean -*
SLIDES Measures Chemical Distribution Reading
Oct 8
8

Thermohaline Circulation - Ch 9  SLIDES Measures
Oct 10


Light and Sound in the Sea - Ch 6  SLIDES Measures
Oct 12


Atmospheric Circulation - Ch 8 SLIDES Measures
Oct 15
9

Surface Circulation - Ch 9
SLIDES Measures  Wave video
Oct 17


El Niño SLIDES
Measures El Niño
Oct 19


Waves I - Ch 10 SLIDES
Measures
Oct 22
10

Waves II and Surf - Ch 10 & 11 SLIDES
Measures
Oct 24


Tides - Ch 11 SLIDES
Measures
Oct 26


Global climate change I-* Ch 18 SLIDES
Measures Climate Reading
Oct 29
11

Global climate change II, video: oceanographic sampling
SLIDES
Measures EPA (archived site)
Oct 31


MID-TERM EXAM II
Team

Nov 2


Origins of Life -* Ch. 1 & 13
SLIDES Steward Origins of Life
Nov 5
12

Evolution and Classification of Life -* Ch. 13
SLIDES Steward Chordate Evolution
Evolution of Whales
Nov 7


Marine Habitats and Lifestyles -* Ch 14 & 16
SLIDES Steward
Nov 9


Marine Primary Producers -* Ch 14 & 16
SLIDES
Steward NASA Ocean Color Video 1
NASA Ocean Color Channel
Nov 12


Veterans Day Holiday



Nov 14
13

Marine Consumers –* Ch. 14-16 SLIDES Steward Plankton
Nov 16


Marine Animals – Invertebrates –* Ch. 15 SLIDES Steward
Nov 19


Marine Animals – Vertebrates -* Ch 15
SLIDES Steward
Nov 21
14

Patterns of Productivity I –* Ch. 13 SLIDES Steward

Planktonic Consumers
Sponge Feeding
Humpback Bubble Net Feeding

Nov 23


Thanksgiving Holiday



Nov 26


Food Webs & Fisheries –* Ch. 17 SLIDES Steward

How Whales Change Climate
Deep Diving Mammals

Subsistence Whaling

Nov 28
15

Adaptations for Survival –* Ch. 15
SLIDES Steward Seafood Watch State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture
Nov 30


Corals and Coral Reefs –* Ch. 16
SLIDES
Steward Atoll Formation
Dec 3


Deep Sea Biology –* Ch. 16
SLIDES Steward Plankton
Bioluminescence
Deep sea creatues
Vampire Squid
Giant Squid
Dec 5
16

Marine Pollution -* Ch. 18 SLIDES
Steward
Dec 12


FINAL EXAM
9:45-11:45 No early exam or make up allowed
Check website for room location

Team

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


Last modified: August 2018
Department of Oceanography