SO422--Nearshore Oceanography

Fall 2005 Lectures

SO422 Home Page  Objectives  Labs

Mon 08/22/05 Hurricane exercise
  1. Discuss the probabilities of hurricane danger to the U.S. East Coast, and how these vary with location.
  2. Describe the coastal damage from hurricanes.
Wed 08/24/05 Hurricane exercise
Thur 08/25/05  
Mon 08/29/05 Coastal morphology & classification p.16-43
Wed 08/31/05 Beach morphology and sediments p.45-62
Tues 09/06/05 Wave Tables

Wave Handout

Waves  p.139-151
Wed 09/07/05 Wave theories  p.160-176
Mon 09/12/05 Wave shoaling p.183-189
Wed 09/14/05 Quiz Wave refraction
Mon 09/19/05 Wave breaking    p.208-216
Wed 09/21/05 Field trip comp time  
Mon 09/26/05 x-week

CEM extract, section III-1-2

Sediment grain sizes    
Wed 09/28/05 x-week


Exam 1
Mon 10/03/05 Sediment grain sizes   

Sediment budgets   p.66-72

Wed 10/05/05 Tides in shallow water   p.87-88; 95-96
Wed 10/12/05 Surveying (HOL)
Sun 10/16/2005 Assateague Field Trip  
Mon 10/17/05 Field trip comp time  
Wed 10/19/05 Sea level rise     p.101-121
Mon 10/24/05 Coastal response to sea level rise   p.121-129
Wed 10/26/05 Beach morphology   p.276-291
Mon 10/31/05 x-week Longshore bars     p.292-302
Wed 11/02/05 x-week Exam 2
Mon 11/07/05 Profile changes    p.302-314; 324-326

Response to engineering structures   p.378-387

Wed 11/09/05 Longshore and rip currents     p.336-354
Mon 11/14/05 Cusps & bars p.456-461; 470-486
Wed 11/16/05 Morphodynamic classification   p.486-493
Mon 11/21/05 Protection   p.497-500

Beach nourishment  p.500-517

Wed 11/23/05 Military coastal operations
Mon 11/28/05 Hard solutions     p.517-534
Wed 11/30/05 Tsunamis, hurricanes     p.196-199
Mon 12/05/05 Course review