Syllabus

Ocean 204

This is a preliminary syllabus.  It will be updated as it is developed.

Week Topic:

Homework due dates

Tuesday

Thursday

1 Introduction
Geography
Jan 6 Jan 8
2 Plate Tectonics Jan 13 Jan 15:
HW #1
3 Properties of H2O
Thermohaline Circulation
Jan 20
Interim Report #1
List of Illustrations
Jan 22
Interim Report #1
4 Puget Sound / Estuaries Jan 27 Jan 29
HW #2
5 Puget Sound / Estuaries Feb 3 Feb 5
HW #3
6 General Circulation Feb 10 Feb 12
HW #4
7 General Circulation

El Niņo

Feb 17
Interim Report #2
List of Illustrations
Feb 19
Interim Report #2
8 Biology Feb 24 Feb 26
9 Waves / Sediment Transport Mar 3 Mar 5
10 Environmental Issues Mar 10 Mar 12
FINAL Projects Mar 16:
Term Projects

 

Grading: Grading Scale:
Homework 100 pts 4.0 > 90%
3.0 = 75%
2.0 = 65%
1.0 = 55%
0.0 < 50%
Class Participation 100 pts
Interim Reports 100 pts
Term Project 100 pts
Extra Credit
Note: Grading is non-competitive so helping another student will not hurt your own grade.

 

Content Last Modified:  01/02/98

questions/comments:  cladd@ocean.washington.edu