OCN 201 Schedule

Spring 2018

MWF

Section 1: 10:30-11:20 am (PhySci 217)

Section 2: 12:30-1:20 pm (MSB 100)

Instructors: Dr. Glenn Carter, Course Coordinator (Chemistry/Physics) webpage

 Dr. Mike Mottl (Geology) webpage

Dr. Erica Goetze (Biology) webpage

 

Links to lecture slides will be made available prior to each class period. Click "Slides" to download and print.

If you print the slides, you can choose to print multiple slides per page.

Click file, select "print,"and a new window will appear. Next to "Page Scaling," use the drop down menu to select "Multiple pages per sheet".

 


Week

Lecture
Slides
Instructor
Links and Readings
Jan 8

1


Course Introduction
SLIDES

Team


Jan 10


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

Deep-space Timeline (PBS)
Jan 12



History of Oceanography - Ch 2

SLIDES

Mottl

Polynesian Voyaging Society
Ben Finney

Jan 15
2

Holiday: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day



Jan 17


Origin of Earth and Oceans - Ch 1 SLIDES
Mottl Earth's Early Ocean
Breaking News: Age of the Moon
Jan 19


Earth Structure - Ch 3
SLIDES
Mottl
Jan 22
3

Ocean Floor Physiography - Ch 4
SLIDES
Mottl
Jan 24


Continental Drift - Ch 3 SLIDES
Mottl The PaleoMap Project (C.R. Scotese)
Jan 26


Seafloor Spreading - Ch 3
SLIDES
Mottl
Jan 29
4

Plate Tectonics I - Ch 3
SLIDES Mottl Continent Configurations
Jan 31


Plate Tectonics II - Ch 3
SLIDES
Mottl This Dynamic Earth (USGS) 
Earthquake Map (Natl. Geographic)
Feb 2


Plate Tectonics III and Hot Spots - Ch 3
SLIDES
Mottl Hotspots (USGS)
Feb 5
5

Mantle Plumes and Hawaiian Volcanoes - Ch 3
SLIDES Mottl 100 Years of Kilauea and Mauna Loa Eruptions
Feb 7


Deep-Sea Sediments - Ch 5
SLIDES
Mottl
Feb 9


Shelf Sediments - Ch 5 SLIDES
Mottl
Feb 12
6

Marine physical resources - Ch 17 SLIDES Mottl
Feb 14


Coastal Processes - Ch 12
SLIDES
Mottl
Feb 16

 


MID-TERM EXAM I 

Team


Feb 19
7

Holiday: Presidents' Day



Feb 21


Salinity -* Ch 2
SLIDES Carter
Glossary of Chemical Terms & Elements
Salinity Reading
Feb 23


Nutrients and Trace Metals -*
SLIDES Carter Chemical Distribution Reading
Feb 26
8

Atmospheric Circulation - Ch 8 SLIDES Carter
Feb 28


Surface Ocean Circulation - Ch 9 SLIDES Carter
Mar 2


Ocean's Deep Circulation - Ch 9 SLIDES Carter
Mar 5
9

Waves I - Ch 10
SLIDES Carter  Wave video
Mar 7


Waves II and Surf - Ch 10 & 11 SLIDES
Carter
Mar 9


Tides - Ch 11 SLIDES
Carter El Niño
Mar 12
10

Light and Sound in the Sea - Ch 6 SLIDES
Carter
Mar 14


El Niño SLIDES
Carter
Mar 16


Global climate change I-* Ch 18 SLIDES
Carter
Mar 19
11

Global climate change II-* Ch 18
SLIDES
Carter EPA (archived site)

Climate Reading
Mar 21


Review

Carter
Mar 23


MID-TERM EXAM II
Team

Mar 26
12

Spring Recess/Prince Kuhio Day



Mar 28


Spring Recess



Mar 30


Spring Recess/Good Friday



Apr 2
13

Origins of Life -* Ch. 13
SLIDES
Goetze
Origins of Life
Apr 4


Evolution of Life in the Sea-* Ch 14 & 16
SLIDES Goetze Chordate Evolution
Evolution of Whales
Apr 6


Marine Habitats -* Ch 14 & 16 SLIDES Goetze
Apr 9
14

Marine Primary Producers -* Ch 14 & 16 SLIDES Goetze Plankton
Apr 11


Nutrients and Productivity –* Ch. 13
SLIDES Goetze
Apr 13


Marine Consumers –* Ch. 14-16 SLIDES Goetze

Planktonic Consumers
Sponge Feeding
Humpback Bubble Net Feeding

Apr 16
15

Marine Animals – Invertebrates -* Ch 15 SLIDES Goetze
Apr 18


Marine Animals – Vertebrates -* Ch 15 SLIDES Goetze

How Whales Change Climate
Deep Diving Mammals

Apr 20


Marine Food Webs & Fisheries –* Ch. 17
SLIDES Goetze Seafood Watch State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture
Apr 23
16

Marine Food Webs & Fisheries –* Ch. 17
SLIDES
Goetze Subsistence Whaling
Apr 25


Deep Sea–* Ch. 16 SLIDES Goetze Plankton
Bioluminescence
Deep sea creatues
Vampire Squid
Giant Squid
Apr 27


Coral Reefs –* Ch. 16 SLIDES
Goetze Atoll Formation
Apr 30
17

Climate Change and Human Impacts -* Ch. 18 SLIDES
Goetze Sources feeding the garbage patch
Plastic Ocean Trailer
Honolulu Report
May 2


Review

Goetze
May 9


FINAL EXAM
9:45-11:45 No early exam or make up allowed

Team

*Additional reading material is available on the website.


Last modified: February 2018
Department of Oceanography