WIESE OCEANOGRAPHY 1 LECTURE

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INSTRUCTOR: Katryn Wiese
Questions? Contact: katryn.wiese@mail.ccsf.edu
Office hours and more: My Faculty Web Page

Decorative image -- Acrylic painting of a coral reef created by Cristina Rivera, former student.

SEMESTER RESOURCES
Workbook/Textbook   |    End-of-Semester Project Information   |    Syllabus and Schedule (Spring 2015)
Study Session Schedule   |    NOAA's Ocean Facts   |    Earth Science News  |    INSIGHT

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Part 4

Students on beach studying sand.

Class Introduction (return to TOP)

To be completed by the end of the first week of classes:

PLAN AHEAD: Get started on video tutorials due by Tuesday at 6 am, next week. (See details in section below.)

 
Shoreline shot near Juneau Alaska.

Water Planet (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
  2. To be completed by Thursday at 6 am (online class) or 11:10 am (face-to-face class):
          1 concept sketch and weekly class activities (in class workbook)
  3. To be completed throughout the week in class (face-to-face) or through INSIGHT (online):
    • REVIEW and correction of chapter worksheet.
    • REVIEW of concept sketches and workbook images.
    • REVIEW and correction of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
    • Class Q&A and review.
  4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
 
Lava flow on big island of Hawaii.

Plate Tectonics (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
  2. To be completed by Thursday at 6 am (online class) or 11:10 am (face-to-face class):
          1 concept sketch and weekly class activities (in class workbook)
  3. To be completed throughout the week in class (face-to-face) or through INSIGHT (online):
    • REVIEW and correction of chapter worksheet.
    • REVIEW of concept sketches and workbook images.
    • REVIEW and correction of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
    • Class Q&A and review.
  4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
 
Current ripples in sand on a beach.

Seafloor & Sediments (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
  2. To be completed by Thursday at 6 am (online class) or 11:10 am (face-to-face class):
          1 concept sketch and weekly class activities (in class workbook)
  3. To be completed throughout the week in class (face-to-face) or through INSIGHT (online):
    • REVIEW and correction of chapter worksheet.
    • REVIEW of concept sketches and workbook images.
    • REVIEW and correction of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
    • Class Q&A and review.
  4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
 

EXAM 1 (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
    • REVIEW PAST WORKSHEETS, CONCEPT SKETCHES, NOTES, BOOK, VIDEO TUTORIALS, AND RELEVANT INTERNET RESOURCES.
    • Complete exam worksheet (in class workbook).
    • Complete the relevant questions for the semester-long research project (optional but highly recommended).
  2. To be completed before taking exam: REVIEW and correct Exam Worksheet and related content.
  3. Take exam! (Face-to-face classes: Thurday in class | Online classes, by Friday at midnight.)
  4. REMEMBER -- next week's content -- weekly tutorials, reading, worksheets, and quiz -- are DUE this coming Tuesday at 6 am.
 
Water ripple over a rock with algae.

Seawater Physical Properties (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
  2. To be completed by Thursday at 6 am (online class) or 11:10 am (face-to-face class):
          1 concept sketch and weekly class activities (in class workbook)
  3. To be completed throughout the week in class (face-to-face) or through INSIGHT (online):
    • REVIEW and correction of chapter worksheet.
    • REVIEW of concept sketches and workbook images.
    • REVIEW and correction of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
    • Class Q&A and review.
  4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
 
Salt crystals.

Seawater Chemistry (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
  2. To be completed by Thursday at 6 am (online class) or 11:10 am (face-to-face class):
          1 concept sketch and weekly class activities (in class workbook)
  3. To be completed throughout the week in class (face-to-face) or through INSIGHT (online):
    • REVIEW and correction of chapter worksheet.
    • REVIEW of concept sketches and workbook images.
    • REVIEW and correction of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
    • Class Q&A and review.
  4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
 
Sunset in Suisun Bay.

Air-Sea Interactions (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
  2. To be completed by Thursday at 6 am (online class) or 11:10 am (face-to-face class):
          1 concept sketch and weekly class activities (in class workbook)
  3. To be completed throughout the week in class (face-to-face) or through INSIGHT (online):
    • REVIEW and correction of chapter worksheet.
    • REVIEW of concept sketches and workbook images.
    • REVIEW and correction of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
    • Class Q&A and review.
  4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
 
Langmuir cells in Rodeo Lagoon.

Circulation & Currents (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
  2. To be completed by Thursday at 6 am (online class) or 11:10 am (face-to-face class):
          1 concept sketch and weekly class activities (in class workbook)
  3. To be completed throughout the week in class (face-to-face) or through INSIGHT (online):
    • REVIEW and correction of chapter worksheet.
    • REVIEW of concept sketches and workbook images.
    • REVIEW and correction of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
    • Class Q&A and review.
  4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
 

EXAM 2 (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
    • REVIEW PAST WORKSHEETS, CONCEPT SKETCHES, NOTES, BOOK, VIDEO TUTORIALS, AND RELEVANT INTERNET RESOURCES.
    • Complete exam worksheet (in class workbook).
    • Complete the relevant questions for the semester-long research project (optional but highly recommended).
  2. To be completed before taking exam: REVIEW and correct Exam Worksheet and related content.
  3. Take exam! (Face-to-face classes: Thurday in class | Online classes, by Friday at midnight.)
  4. REMEMBER -- next week's content -- weekly tutorials, reading, worksheets, and quiz -- are DUE this coming Tuesday at 6 am.
 
Wave ripples atop water.

Waves (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
  2. To be completed by Thursday at 6 am (online class) or 11:10 am (face-to-face class):
          1 concept sketch and weekly class activities (in class workbook)
  3. To be completed throughout the week in class (face-to-face) or through INSIGHT (online):
    • REVIEW and correction of chapter worksheet.
    • REVIEW of concept sketches and workbook images.
    • REVIEW and correction of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
    • Class Q&A and review.
  4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
  5. YouTube videos of seiche/standing waves in swimming pools:
    Japan Hotel (2 minutes) | California (6 minutes)
  6. NOAA Ocean Explorer -- Ocean Waves
  7. Coastal Data Information Program (CDIP) -- Scripps Institution of Oceanography
 
Tide flats at low tide.

Tides (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
  2. To be completed by Thursday at 6 am (online class) or 11:10 am (face-to-face class):
          1 concept sketch and weekly class activities (in class workbook)
  3. To be completed throughout the week in class (face-to-face) or through INSIGHT (online):
    • REVIEW and correction of chapter worksheet.
    • REVIEW of concept sketches and workbook images.
    • REVIEW and correction of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
    • Class Q&A and review.
  4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
 
Golden Gate Bridge from Crissy Field.

Coasts, Beaches, Estuaries, & Environmental Challenges (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
  2. To be completed by Thursday at 6 am (online class) or 11:10 am (face-to-face class):
          1 concept sketch and weekly class activities (in class workbook)
  3. To be completed throughout the week in class (face-to-face) or through INSIGHT (online):
    • REVIEW and correction of chapter worksheet.
    • REVIEW of concept sketches and workbook images.
    • REVIEW and correction of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
    • Class Q&A and review.
  4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
 

EXAM 3 (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
    • REVIEW PAST WORKSHEETS, CONCEPT SKETCHES, NOTES, BOOK, VIDEO TUTORIALS, AND RELEVANT INTERNET RESOURCES.
    • Complete exam worksheet (in class workbook).
    • Complete the relevant questions for the semester-long research project (optional but highly recommended).
  2. To be completed before taking exam: REVIEW and correct Exam Worksheet and related content.
  3. Take exam! (Face-to-face classes: Thurday in class | Online classes, by Friday at midnight.)
  4. REMEMBER -- next week's content -- weekly tutorials, reading, worksheets, and quiz -- are DUE this coming Tuesday at 6 am.
 
Salmon returning to Sheep Creek.

Living Ocean (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
  2. To be completed by Thursday at 6 am (online class) or 11:10 am (face-to-face class):
          1 concept sketch and weekly class activities (in class workbook)
  3. To be completed throughout the week in class (face-to-face) or through INSIGHT (online):
    • REVIEW and correction of chapter worksheet.
    • REVIEW of concept sketches and workbook images.
    • REVIEW and correction of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
    • Class Q&A and review.
  4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
 
Seaweeds in the tide pools.

Productivity and Plankton (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
  2. To be completed by Thursday at 6 am (online class) or 11:10 am (face-to-face class):
          1 concept sketch and weekly class activities (in class workbook)
  3. To be completed throughout the week in class (face-to-face) or through INSIGHT (online):
    • REVIEW and correction of chapter worksheet.
    • REVIEW of concept sketches and workbook images.
    • REVIEW and correction of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
    • Class Q&A and review.
  4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
 
Closeup of anemone tentacles.

Nekton & Benthos (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
  2. To be completed by Thursday at 6 am:
    • 1 Concept Sketch (in class workbook)
    • (optional and only if approved previously by discussion with instructor): Semester-long research project.
  3. To be completed throughout the week in class (face-to-face) or through INSIGHT (online):
    • REVIEW and correction of chapter worksheet.
    • REVIEW of concept sketches and workbook images.
    • REVIEW and correction of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
    • Class Q&A and review.
  4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
 

EXAM 4 (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by exam review day (face-to-face class) or Tuesday at 6 am (online class):
    • REVIEW PAST WORKSHEETS, CONCEPT SKETCHES, NOTES, BOOK, VIDEO TUTORIALS, AND RELEVANT INTERNET RESOURCES.
    • Complete exam worksheet (in class workbook).
  2. To be completed before taking exam:
  3. Take exam!
    • Face-to-face: Thursday May 21st 10:30 am to 12:30 pm in Science 5
    • Online: through INSIGHT per schedule

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