OCN 201 Schedule Fall 2014

MWF: 10:30 am (Physical Science 217) and 12:30 pm (Art 132)

 

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

Professor Mottl (Geology), Professor Steward (Biology)



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Date

Week

Lecture

Instructor

Aug 25

1

Introduction

Team

Aug 27


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

Measures

Aug 29


History of Oceanography - Ch 2 slides

Measures

Sep 1

2

Holiday - Labor Day


Sep 3


Origin of Earth and Oceans - Ch 1 slides

Mottl

Sep 5

Earth Structure - Ch 3 slides

Mottl

Sep 8

3

Ocean Floor Physiography - Ch 4

Mottl

Sep 10

Continental Drift - Ch 3

Mottl

Sep 12


Seafloor spreading - Ch 3

Mottl

Sep 15

4

Plate Tectonics I - Ch 3

Mottl

Sep 17


Plate Tectonics II - Ch 3

Mottl

Sep 19


Plate Tectonics III and hot spots - Ch 3

Mottl

Sep 22

5

Mantle Plumes and Hawaiian Volcanoes - Ch 3

Mottl

Sep 24


Deep-Sea Sediments - Ch 5

Mottl

Sep 26


Shelf Sediments - Ch 5

Mottl

Sep 29

6

Marine physical resources - Ch 17

Mottl

Oct 1


Coastal Processes - Ch 12

Mottl

Oct 3


MID-TERM EXAM I

Team

Oct 6

7

Salinity -* Ch 2

Measures

Oct 8


Hydrothermal Vents -*

Measures

Oct 10


How Biology and Physics move Chemicals in the Ocean -*

Measures

Oct 13

8

Thermohaline Circulation - Ch 9

Measures

Oct 15


Light and Sound in the Sea - Ch 6

Measures

Oct 17


Atmospheric Circulation - Ch 8

Measures

Oct 20

9

Waves I - Ch 10

Measures

Oct 22


Waves II and Surf - Ch 10 & 11

Measures

Oct 24


Surface Circulation - Ch 9

Measures

Oct 27

10

El Niño

Measures

Oct 29


Tides - Ch 11

Measures

Oct 31


Global climate change -* Ch 18

Measures

Nov 3

11

Global climate change, video: oceanographic sampling

Measures

Nov 5


MID-TERM EXAM II

Team

Nov 7


Origins of Life -* Ch. 1 & 13

Steward

Nov 10

12

Evolution and Classification of Life -* Ch. 13

Steward

Nov 11


Holiday-Veterans Day

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Nov 12


Marine Habitats and Lifestyles -* Ch 14 & 16

Steward

Nov 14


Marine Primary Producers -* Ch 14 & 16

Steward

Nov 17

13

Marine Consumers –* Ch. 14-16

Steward

Nov 19


Marine Animals – Invertebrates –* Ch. 15

Steward

Nov 21


Marine Animals – Vertebrates -* Ch 15

Steward

Nov 24

14

Patterns of Productivity I –* Ch. 13

Steward

Nov 26


Patterns of Productivity II –* Ch. 13

Steward

Nov 27


Holiday -Thanksgiving

-

Dec 1

15

Food Webs & Fisheries –* Ch. 17

Steward

Dec 3


Adaptations for Survival –* Ch. 15

Steward

Dec 5


Corals and Coral Reefs –* Ch. 16

Steward

Dec 8

16

Deep Sea Biology –* Ch. 16

Steward

Dec 10


Marine Pollution -* Ch. 18

Steward

Dec 17   


FINAL EXAM 9:45-11:45

Team



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


Last modified: August 2014
Department of Oceanography