OCN 201 Schedule, Spring 2016

MWF

Section 1: 10:30 am (Physical Science 217) or

Section 2: 12:30 pm (MSB 114)

Instructors: E. Heinen De Carlo, Course Coordinator (Geology),

G. Carter (Chemistry/Physics), Grieg Steward (Biology)

 

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Date

Week

Lecture

Instructor

 

Jan 11

1

Class Introduction Slides

Team

 

Jan 13

 

The Scientific Method Slides

De Carlo

Deep-space Timeline (PBS)

Jan 15

 

Origin of the Universe/Earth & Oceans - Ch 1 Slides

De Carlo

Earth's Early Ocean (UCAR)

Jan 18

2

Holiday – Martin Luther King Jr. Day

De Carlo

 

Jan 20

 

History of Oceanography - Ch 2
Traditional/Polynesian Navigation Slides

De Carlo

Polynesian Voyaging Society

Jan 22

 

Earth Structure – Ch 3 Slides

De Carlo

 

Jan 25

3

Ocean Floor Physiography – Ch 4 Slides

De Carlo

 

Jan 27

 

Continental Drift/Plate Tectonics - Ch 3 Slides

De Carlo

The PaleoMap Project (C.R. Scotese)

Jan 29

 

Plate Tectonics I - Ch 3 Slides

De Carlo

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

Feb 1

4

Plate Tectonics II – Ch 3 Slides

De Carlo

 

Feb 3

 

Mantle Plumes and Hawaiian Volcanoes Slides

De Carlo

Hotspots (USGS)

100 Years of Kilauea and Mauna Loa Eruptions

Feb 5

 

Coastal Processes – Ch 12 Slides

De Carlo

 

Feb 8

5

Coastal Erosion in Hawaii Slides

De Carlo

Coastal Erosion (EPA)

Feb 10

 

Sediments – Ch 5 Slides

De Carlo

 

Feb 12

 

Hawaiian Volcanoes – Born of Fire

De Carlo

 

Feb 15

6

Holiday – Presidents’ Day

De Carlo

 

Feb 17

 

Mineral and Physical Resources – Ch 17

De Carlo

 

Feb 19

 

MID-TERM EXAM I 

De Carlo

 

Feb 22

7

Salinity* - Ch 2

Carter

 Glossary of Chemical Terms & Elements

Feb 24

 

Nutrients and Tracers

Carter

 

Feb 26

 

Atmospheric Circulation - Ch 8

Carter

 

Feb 29

8

Surface Circulation - Ch 9

Carter

 

Mar 2

 

Thermohaline Circulation- Ch 6,9

Carter

 

Mar 4

 

Waves I - Ch10

Carter

 

Mar 7

9

Waves II - Ch 10

Carter

 

Mar 9

 

Tides - Ch 11

Carter

 

Mar 11

 

Light and Sound - Ch 6

Carter

 

Mar 14

10

El Niño - Ch 9

Carter

 

Mar 16

 

Global Climate Change I

Carter

 

Mar 18

 

Global Climate Change II

Carter

 

Mar 21

11

Holiday – Spring Break

 

 

Mar 23

 

Holiday – Spring Break

 

 

Mar 25

 

Holiday – Spring Break and Good Friday

    

 

Mar 28

12

Review for exam

Carter

 

Mar 30

 

MID-TERM EXAM II

Carter

 

Apr 1

 

The Origin of Life – Ch 1, 13

Steward

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

Apr 4

13

Evolution of Life in the Sea – Ch 13

Steward

 

Apr 6

 

Marine Habitats – Ch 13  

Steward

 

Apr 8

 

Marine Primary Producers – Ch 14, 15 

Steward

 

Apr 11

14

Marine Consumers - Ch 14, 15

Steward

 

Apr 13

 

Marine Invertebrates – Ch 15 

Steward

 

Apr 15

 

Marine Vertebrates – Ch 15

Steward

 Evolutionary Origin of Whales Humpback Bubble Net Feeding

Apr 18

15

Nutrients & Productivity - Ch 14

Steward

 

Apr 20

 

Marine Food Webs & Fisheries – Ch 14

Steward

 How Whales Change Climate

Subsistence Whaling 

Seafood Watch

Apr 22

 

Marine Ecology & Adaptations - Ch 16

Steward

 Bioluminescence

Apr 25

16

Coral Reefs – Ch 16

Steward

 Atoll Formation

Apr 27

 

Deep Sea – Ch 16 

Steward


Apr 29

 

Marine Pollution – Ch 17

Steward

Sources feeding the garbage patch

May 2

17

Climate Change & Human impacts - Ch 18

Steward

 

May 4

 

Open

Steward

 

May 11

 

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

Team

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Last modified: February 2016
Department of Oceanography