TUESDAY SEP 13 and THURSDAY SEP 15
Water is Cool!

GEO130 – OCEANOGRAPHY

Fall 2016

Lecture Materials Page

Added as we cover the material


TUESDAY AUGUST 23
Introduction to the Class

SCIENTIFIC METHOD



Animated Winds and Ocean Currents



Evolution of the Earth, Atmosphere, Hydrosphere System



THURSDAY AUGUST 25
Formation of Earth

Ocean Basin Currents and Winds



Evolution of the Atmosphere and Ocean



Film: How the Earth Was Made - Study Guide



TUESDAY AUG 30 and THURSDAY SEP 1
Plate Tectonics

Mantle Convection



Mantle Convection Animation



Plates and Trenches



Making New Crust: Sea Floor Spreading



Recycling Old Crust: Subduction



Hot Spot - Hawaii: Mid Plate Volcanoes



Hot Spot - Yellowstone: Mid Plate Volcanoes



The Sea Floor



Continental Movement Animation App



Film: Japan's Killer Quake - Study Guide



TUESDAY SEP 6 and THURSDAY SEP 8
Plate Tectonics

The Tsunami



Tsunami Initiation Animation



Tsunami Animations



Tsunami Animation



FILM: Violent Hawaii



The Sea Floor



Kinetic Theory



Water is Cool



World Ocean Atlas 2013 - Maps



World Ocean Atlas 2011 - Arctic Maps



World Ocean Atlas 2011 - GINS (Greenland, Iceland, Norwegian Seas)



World Ocean Atlas 1998 - Antarctic Maps



Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean



TUESDAY SEP 20
No Class

THURSDAY SEP 22
Primary Productivity, Limiting Factors,Terrestrial vs Marine Ecosystems

Primary Productivity



Primary Productivity Lab Materials



TUESDAY SEP 27
Test #1 Review Day

THURSDAY SEP 29
Test #1

TUESDAY OCT 4
Thursday OCT 6
File: Ocean World and Pirmary Productivity Lab

The Blue Planet - Seas of Live: Episode 1 Ocean World



TUESDAY OCT 11
Thursday OCT 12
Film: The Deep and Finish Pirmary Productivity Lab, Conclusion of Prmary Productivity

Film: Blue Planet Seas of Life: The Deep - Study Guide



Discussion: Limiting Factors



Atlantic Ocean Cross Sections



Meet The "Clines"



TUESDAY OCT 18
THURSDAY OCT 20
Film: Open Ocean, Global Winds, Clobal Currents, Gyres, Coriolis, Upwelling and Eastern and Western Boundary Currents

Film: The Blue Planet - Seas of Life: Open Ocean



Coriolis Movie



Ocean Gyres



Ocean Currents



Animated Winds and Ocean Currents



Palm Trees



Ocean Basin Currents and Winds



Discussion: Coriolis, Eastern and Western Boundary Currents



Eastern Boundary Currents vs. Western Boundary Currents



Eastern and Western Boundary Currents



The Ekman Spiral



Upwelling and Downwelling



Conveyor Belt I



Conveyor Belt II



TUESDAY OCT 25
THURSDAY OCT 27
Dead Zones, Film: Coral Seas, Global Currents and Heat Transport, Film: Frozen Seas

Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone



Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone



Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone Reading



Coral Reefs



Film: Blue Planet Seas of Life:Coral Seas - Study Guide



Film: Blue Planet Seas of Life:Frozen Seas - Study Guide



Ocean Heat Flux



TUESDAY NOV 1
Review for Test #2

THURSDAY NOV 3
Test #2

TUESDAY NOV 8 and THURSDAY NOV 10

Film: National Geographic Society: Six Degrees Could Change The World



TUESDAY NOV 15 THROUGH THE END OF THE SEMESTER

Earth's Energy Balance



Global Warming - The Basics (PDF version 7MB)



Global Warming - The Basics (Power Point version 68MB)



Table of Climate Forcing Mechanisms



Table of Climate Feedback Mechanisms



The Milankovitch Mechanism



Complex Interactions - The Case 0f Panama



The Role of The Sun



Temperature Forcing



The Role of Humans



THURSDAY NOV 24 THANKSGIVING

TUESDAY NOV 29 REVIEW SESSION FOR FINAL EXAM

THURSDAY DEC 1 FINAL EXAM