OCN 201 Schedule Spring 2015

MWF: 10:30 am (Physical Science 217) and 12:30 pm (Marine Science Building 114)

 

Instructors: Professor De Carlo, Course Coordinator (Geology),

Professor Carter (Chemistry and Physics), Professor Goetze (Biology)



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Date

Week

Lecture

Instructor

Links

Jan 12

1

Class Introduction slides

Team


Jan 14


The Scientific Method slides

De Carlo


Jan 16


Origin of the Universe- Ch 1 (see previous slides)

History of Oceanography - Ch 2 slides

Traditional/Polynesian Navigation

De Carlo

Deep-space Timeline (PBS)

Jan 19

2

HolidayMartin Luther King Jr. Day

De Carlo


Jan 21


Origin of Earth & Oceans slides

De Carlo

Polynesian Voyaging Society

Jan 23

Earth Structure – Ch 3 slides

De Carlo


Jan 26

3

Ocean Floor Physiography – Ch 4 slides

De Carlo

Earth's Early Ocean (UCAR)

Jan 28

Continental Drift/Plate Tectonics - Ch 3 slides

De Carlo

The PaleoMap Project (C.R. Scotese)

Jan 30


Plate Tectonics I - Ch 3

De Carlo

This Dynamic Earth (USGS)

Feb 2

4

Plate Tectonics II – Ch 3

De Carlo


Feb 4


Mantle Plumes and Hawaiian Volcanoes

De Carlo

Hotspots (USGS)

Feb 6


Coastal Processes – Ch 12

De Carlo


Feb 9

5

Coastal Erosion in Hawaii

De Carlo

Coastal Erosion (EPA)

Feb 11


Sediments – Ch 5

De Carlo


Feb 13


Hawaiian Volcanoes – Born of Fire

De Carlo


Feb 16

6

HolidayPresidents’ Day

De Carlo


Feb 18


Mineral and Physical Resources – Ch 17

De Carlo


Feb 20


MID-TERM EXAM I

De Carlo


Feb 23

7

Salinity* - Ch 2


Glossary of Chemical Terms & Elements

Feb 25


Nutrients and Tracers

Carter


Feb 27


Atmospheric Circulation - Ch 8

Carter


Mar 2

8

Surface Circulation - Ch 9

Carter


Mar 4


Thermohaline Circulation- Ch 6,9

Carter


Mar 6


Waves I - Ch10

Carter


Mar 9

9

Waves II - Ch 10

Carter


Mar 11


Tides - Ch 11

Carter


Mar 13


Light and Sound - Ch 6

Carter


Mar 16

10

El Niño - Ch 9

Carter


Mar 18


Global Climate Change I

Carter


Mar 20


Global Climate Change II

Carter


Mar 23

*

Holiday – Spring Break



Mar 25


HolidaySpring Break



Mar 27


Holiday Spring Break


Mar 30

11

Turbulence and Instrumentation

Carter


Apr 1


MID-TERM EXAM II

Carter


Apr 3


Holiday, Good Friday



Apr 6

12

The Origin of Life – Ch 1, 13

Goetze

Exploring Life's Origins

Apr 8


Evolution of Life in the Sea – Ch 13

Goetze


Apr 10


Marine Habitats – Ch 13

Goetze


Apr 13

13

Marine Primary Producers – Ch 14, 15

Goetze


Apr 15


Marine Consumers - Ch 14, 15

Goetze


Apr 17


Marine Invertebrates – Ch 15

Goetze


Apr 20

14

Marine Vertebrates – Ch 15

Goetze

Evolutionary Origin of Whales

Humpback Bubble Net Feeding

Apr 22


Nutrients & Productivity - Ch 14

Goetze


Apr 24


Marine Food Webs & Fisheries – Ch 14

Goetze

Subsistence Whaling

Seafood Watch

Apr 27

15

Marine Ecology & Adaptations - Ch 16

Goetze


Apr 29


Coral Reefs – Ch 16

Goetze


May 1


Deep Sea – Ch 16

Goetze

Bioluminescence

May 4

16

Marine Pollution – Ch 17

Goetze

Sources feeding the garbage patch

May 6


Climate Change & Human impacts - Ch 18

Goetze







May 13


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

Team




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Last modified: January 2015
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