OCN 201 Schedule

Fall 2017

MWF

Section 1: 10:30 am (Spalding 155)

Section 2: 12:30 pm (Bilger 152)

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

Mike Mottl (Geology), Grieg Steward (Biology)

 

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Date
Week

Lecture
Instructor
Links
Aug 21

1


Course Introduction

Team


Aug 23


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

Aug 25

 


History of Oceanography - Ch 2

Measures


Aug 28 2
Origin of Earth and Oceans - Ch 1 Mottl
Aug 30

Earth Structure - Ch 3
Mottl

Sep 1


Ocean Floor Physiography - Ch 4
Mottl

Sep 4
3

Holiday - Labor Day

Sep 6


Continental Drift - Ch 3 Mottl

Sep 8


Seafloor spreading - Ch 3
Mottl

Sep 11
4

Plate Tectonics I - Ch 3
Mottl

Sep 13


Plate Tectonics II - Ch 3
Mottl

Sep 15


Plate Tectonics III and hot spots - Ch 3
Mottl

Sep 18
5

Mantle Plumes and Hawaiian Volcanoes - Ch 3
Mottl

Sep 20

Deep-Sea Sediments - Ch 5
Mottl

Sep 22


Shelf Sediments - Ch 5 Mottl
Sep 25
6

Marine physical resources - Ch 17 Mottl
Sep 27


Coastal Processes - Ch 12
Mottl

Sep 29

 


MID-TERM EXAM I 

Team


Oct 2
7

Salinity -* Ch 2
Measures

Oct 4


Hydrothermal Vents -*
Measures

Oct 6


How Biology and Physics move Chemicals in the Ocean -*
Measures

Oct 9
8

Thermohaline Circulation - Ch 9
Measures

Oct 11


Light and Sound in the Sea - Ch 6
Measures

Oct 13


Atmospheric Circulation - Ch 8
Measures

Oct 16
9

Surface Circulation - Ch 9
Measures

Oct 18


El Niño
Measures
Oct 20


Waves I - Ch 10
Measures
Oct 23
10

Waves II and Surf - Ch 10 & 11
Measures
Oct 25


Tides - Ch 11
Measures
Oct 27


Global climate change I-* Ch 18
Measures

Oct 30
11

Global climate change II, video: oceanographic sampling
Measures
Nov 1


MID-TERM EXAM II Team

Nov 3


Origins of Life -* Ch. 1 & 13
Steward

Nov 6
12

Evolution and Classification of Life -* Ch. 13
Steward

Nov 8


Marine Habitats and Lifestyles -* Ch 14 & 16
Steward

Nov 10


Holiday-Veterans Day


Nov 13
13

Marine Primary Producers -* Ch 14 & 16
Steward

Nov 15


Marine Consumers –* Ch. 14-16
Steward
Nov 17


Marine Animals – Invertebrates –* Ch. 15
Steward
Nov 20
14

Marine Animals – Vertebrates -* Ch 15
Steward
Nov 22


Patterns of Productivity  –* Ch. 13
Steward
Nov 24


Holiday -Thanksgiving


Nov 27
15

Food Webs & Fisheries –* Ch. 17
Steward
Nov 29


Adaptations for Survival –* Ch. 15
Steward
Dec 1


Corals and Coral Reefs –* Ch. 16
Steward
Dec 4
16

Deep Sea Biology –* Ch. 16
Steward
Dec 6


Marine Pollution -* Ch. 18
Steward
Dec 13


FINAL EXAM
2:15-4:15 No early exam or make up allowed
Team

*Additional reading material is available on the website.


Last modified: June 2017
Department of Oceanography