Oceanography - MSC 160


Announcements & Assignments

 

Weeks of 11/29-12/10:

Presentations have been scheduled to begin Wednesday, December 1st

I suggest bringing your presentations in early to load them on the computer and check for any problems!

 

 

Papa (D2):

- Monday, November 29th: Finish "Tides" lecture;"Waves" & "Tides" Study Guide

- Wednesday, December 1st: Begin Presentations:

1) Andrew & Adam, 2) Angie, 3) Justin

- Thursday, December 2nd: Continue Presentations:

4) Matt E. & Harley, 5) Sam & Mark B., 6) Adam H.

- Monday, December 6th: Finish Presentations:

7) Danny, 8) Will, 9) Mike P.

Review "Waves" & "Tides" Study Guide

- Wednesday, December 8th: Final Exam Review - Chapters 7-11

- Thursday, December 9th: Final Exam

Oscar (D1):

- Tuesday, November 30th: "Waves" & "Tides" Study Guide

- Wednesday, December 1st: Begin Presentations:

1) Jacob, 2) Anthony, 3) Alden

- Friday, December 3rd: Continue Presentations:

4) Barry,5) Whitney, 6) Casey, 7) Dale & Jimmy, 8) Megan, 9) Joe

- Tuesday, December 7th: Finish Presentations:

10) Vance, 11) Scott, 12) Raechel

- Wednesday, December 8th: Final Exam Review - Chapters 7-11

- Friday, December 10th: Final Exam

 

SI Session Schedule:

Oscar: Thursdays 9-10am in Room S-212

Papa: Tuesdays 11-12pm in Room S-205

 

Course Description

This course provides a general description of the geology, chemistry, and physics of the oceans. Topics include a history of oceanography, bathymetry, plate tectonics, seawater chemistry and physics, atmospheric circulation, currents, waves, tides, sedimentation, and coastal geology. Upon completion, students should be able to describe bathymetric features, the chemistry and physics of seawater, atmospheric and ocean circulations, marine sediments, and coastal processes.

  • Course Hours Per Week: Class 4, Lab 0.
  • Semester Hours Credit: 4.
  • Prerequisite: None.