SO461 Syllabus--Fall 2015 (8/19/2015)

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Week Mon Tues Wed Thur (Labs) Focus Lab
1 8/24 8/25 8/26 8/27 Course introduction Age and depth
2 8/31 9/1 9/2 9/3 Geologic time and ocean basins  
3 9/7 Labor Day 9/8
(Monday lecture)
9/9 9/10 Radar altimeters and geoid Sediment distribution, Radar altimeters
4 9/14 9/15 9/16 9/17 Sedimentation rates, density, sound velocity Sedimentation rates, density, sound velocity
5 9/21 9/22 9/23 9/24 Resources from marine sedimentary rocks  
6
x-week
9/28 9/29 9/30
Exam
10/1
YP Lab
Review and exam YP lab
7 10/5 10/6 10/7 10/8 Plate motions Plate motions
8 10/12 Columbus Day 10/13 10/14 10/15 Triple junctions Triple junctions and GPS
9 10/19 10/20 10/21 10/22 Magnetic anomalies Magnetic anomalies
10 10/26 10/27 10/28 10/29 Faults and earthquakes Earthquakes and Beach balls
11
x-week
11/2 11/3 11/4
Exam
11/5
YP Lab
Sonar mapping YP lab subbottom
12 11/9 11/10 11/11
Veteran Day
11/12 Seismic reflection and transforms Seismic reflection
13 11/16 11/17 11/18 11/19 Gloria sidescan Gloria sidescan
14 11/23 11/24 11/25 11/26
Thanksgiving
Ridges Ridges
15 11/30 12/1 12/2 12/3 Trenches and tsunamis Trenches and tsunamis
16 12/7 12/8 12/9 12/10
Last Day Classes
Sea level rise Sea level rise
12/14 12/15 12/16 12/17    
  12/21 12/22
Last Exam