SO503 Spring 2017 Syllabus (3/20/2017)


Course home page Shows & Readings (USNA only)

Week Mon Wed Thur labs G&J Chapter Deliverables Key concepts
1 9-Jan (on Tues  10-Jan) 11-Jan
Lab 1 starts
12-Jan (Monday sched)    
  • ASCII files, delimited and columns
  • Types on the computer
  • Filtering and smoothing
  • Trig on the computer
  • If-then-else
2 16-Jan 18-Jan 19-Jan
MatLab version of Lab 1
  Lab 1 due 1200 Fri 18 Jan  
3 23-Jan 25-Jan 26-Jan
GIS version of Lab 1
16, Maps & Diagrams Lab 2 due 1330 Thursday 26 Jan  
4 30-Jan 1-Feb 2-Feb
MatLab Wind
22, GIS    
5 6-Feb 8-Feb 9-Feb 10, Remote sensing Lab 3 due 1100 Monday 6 Feb
Lab 4 due 1100 Thurs 9 Feb
 
6  x-week 13-Feb 15-Feb 16-Feb
Matlab Cross Correlation
17, Descriptive statistics    
7 20-Feb 22-Feb 23-Feb 18, Explanatory statistics    
8 27-Feb
Ice Goat meets Moby Dick
1-Mar 2-Mar 8, Climates    
9 6-Mar
Matlab and Lidar Point Clouds
8-Mar 9-Mar 25, Writing it up Paper topic sentence due before you leave on spring break  
10 20-Mar 22-Mar 23-Mar
CTD station locations

Anatomy of a Scientific Paper
  • Paper
  • Appendix
4, Measurement and interpretation  
11 27-Mar 29-Mar 30-Mar 7, Physical lansdcapes    
12  x-week 3-Apr 5-Apr
Exam
6-Apr 
CTD station extraction, part 1

Student choice 2    
13 10-Apr 12-Apr 13-Apr
CTD station extraction, part 2
Student choice 3 Properly formatted reference list due 1100 Mon 10 April  
14 17-Apr 19-Apr 20-Apr
CTD station extraction, part 3
Student choice 4    
15 24-Apr 26-Apr 27-Apr Student choice 5    
16 1-May 3-May (reading) 4-May  First exams 24, Politics and Ethics Paper due 1100 Mon 1 May  
17--exams 8-May 10-May 11-May   Final exam, 1330, Sat 6 May, CH087