SO503--Honors Research Methods


This course is taught during the spring semester to juniors in the oceanography honors program in the Oceanography Department at the U.S. Naval Academy.

Course Objectives:

  1. Learn the basics of using Matlab to access and manipulate scientific data sets.
  2. Apply basic statistical procedures to analyze scientific data.
  3. Understand the applications of remote sensing and geographic information systems to gathering oceanographic and meteorological data.
  4. Use modern instruments to gather oceanographic data.
  5. Understand the procedures for setting up a scientific research program.
  6. Understand some of the significant problem areas of modern oceanography.
Year   Syllabus PowerPoint Exam 1 Exam 2
2014 Policy Statement Syllabus 2014 Shows & Readings (USNA only)    
2013   Syllabus 2013   In class Matlab exercise In class Matlab exercise 2
2012 Syllabus 2012   In class Matlab exercise 1 In class Matlab exercise 2
2011   Syllabus 2011   In class exercise 1  
2010   Syllabus 2010   Snowed out Exam 2
2009   Syllabus 2009   Exam 1 Exam 2
2008   Syllabus 2008   Exam 1 Exam 2
2007   Syllabus 2007   Exam 1 Exam 2
2006   Syllabus 2006   Exam 1 Exam 2
2005   Syllabus 2005   Exam 1 Exam 2
2004   Syllabus 2004   Exam 1 Exam 2
2003   Syllabus 2003   Exam 1 Exam 2
2002   Syllabus 2002   Exam 1 "Lost"
2001       Exam 1 Exam 2
  1. Guidelines for the paper (Department style guide).
  2. Adobe Connect for EI.
  3. Military applications
  4. Matlab tips and resources
  5. Excel tips
  6. Word tips
  7. PowerPoint tips
  8. Shared drive
  9. Instructions for 1/C SO505/506 course

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Last Update: 1/5/2014