SO461 Syllabus--Fall 2016 (3 Nov 2016)

SO461 Home Page 

Week Mon Wed Thur (lab) Focus Lab Deliverables
1 22-Aug 24-Aug 25-Aug Course introduction Age and depth  
2 29-Aug 31-Aug 1-Sep Geologic time and ocean basins    
3 5-Sep
Labor Day, Tues class
7-Sep 8-Sep Radar altimeters and geoid Sediment distribution, Radar altimeters Lab 1 writeup due 1100 Tues 6th
4 12-Sep 14-Sep 15-Sep Sedimentation rates, density, sound velocity Sedimentation rates, density, sound velocity Lab quiz on 12th
5 19-Sep 21-Sep 22-Sep Plate motions Plate motions  
6
x-week
26-Sep--EI online 28-Sep 29-Sep Review and exam Triple junctions and GPS  
7 3-Oct 5-Oct 6-Oct Magnetic anomalies Magnetic anomalies  
8 10-Oct 12-Oct 13-Oct Faults and earthquakes Earthquakes and Beach balls Triple junction lab due on 12th
9 17-Oct 19-Oct 20-Oct   Yp Lab Mag Anom Lab Writeup due 17th
Beach ball quiz 19th
10 24-Oct 26-Oct 27-Oct Trenches and tsunamis Trenches and tsunamis  
11
x-week
31-Oct  Exam 2-Nov 3-Nov Sonar mapping YP lab subbottom  
12 7-Nov 9-Nov 10-Nov Seismic reflection and transforms Seismic reflection  
13 14-Nov 16-Nov 17-Nov Gloria sidescan Gloria sidescan Seismic reflection lab writeup due 17th
14 21-Nov 23-Nov 24-Nov     Quiz on Gloria on 21st
15 28-Nov 30-Nov 1-Dec Ridges Ridges  
16 5-Dec 7-Dec 8-Dec Sea level rise Sea level rise Ridges lab due 7th
Exams 12-Dec 14-Dec 15-Dec      
Exams 19-Dec