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OCN 201 - Science of the Sea

Welcome to Lani Aina Kai's oceanography home page. Here you can find your class syllabus, lecture notes, assignments and their due dates, exam topics and exam dates, FAQ, and links to interesting oceanography Web sites.

* Due Soon * The eighth reading discussion, Waves and Water Dynamics, which is due Friday, October 24, for the MWF sections, and Thursday, October 23, for the TR sections, is posted on the Assignments page. To learn more about the readings discussion assignments, see your class syllabus on the Syllabi page.

* Due Soon * The eighth math problem of the semester, Calculate the residence time of a seawater constituent, will be completed in class on Friday, October 24, for the MWF sections, and Thursday, October 23, for the TR sections, TR sections. To see an example of the math problem, see the Math Problems page or Exam Topics page.

* New * The eighth media topic, an optional assignment, is due Monday, October 27, for the MWF sections, and Tuesday, October 28, for the TR sections. To read about this optional assignment, see your syllabus on the Syllabi page and Media Topics Information page, which shows an example.

* Lecture Report * The optional lecture report assignment for the second quarter of the semester can be written after watching five 10-minute segments on PBS's Nova. For more information on this optional assignment, see the Nova Planet Earth Report page. The lecture report is due Monday, November 5, for the MWF sections, and Tuesday, Novermber 4, TR section.

* Lecture Report * The optional lecture report assignment for the second quarter of the semester can be written after watching Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial. For more information on this optional assignment, see the Judgment Day Report page. The lecture report is due Monday, November 5, for the MWF sections, and Tuesday, Novermber 4, TR section.

* Notes * The initial set of notes for the second exam, Seawater, is posted on the Notes page. The notes will be complete approximately one week prior to the exam.

* Exam Topics* The initial set of exam topics for the second exam, Second Exam Topics, is posted on the Exam Topics page. The exam topics and questions will be complete approximately one week prior to the exam.

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