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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 twelfth media topic, an optional assignment, is due Monday, April 20, for the MWF sections, and Tuesday, April 21, 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.

* New * The twelfth math problem of the semester, Calculate the biomass in a trophic level,will be learned in class on Monday, April 20, for the MWF sections, and Tuesday, April 21, for the TR sections. To see an example of the math problem, see the Math Problems page or Exam Topics page.

* New * The twelfth reading discussion, Animals of the Pelagic Environment, which is due Friday, April 24, for the MWF sections, and Thursday, April 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.

* Fieldtrip * The required fieldtrip report can be written after visiting the Waikiki Aquarium, between April 16 and May 5. This fieldtrip is taken individually, so be sure to staple your paid entrance receipt to the front of your report. For more information and directions, see the Waikiki Aquarium Fieldtrip page. The report is due the last day of class: Wednesday, May 6, for the MWF sections, and Tuesday, May 5, for the TR sections.

* Notes * The initial set of notes for the final exam, Currents and Waves, is posted on the Notes page. The notes will be complete on that last day of class.

* Exam Topics* The initial set of exam topics for the final exam, Final Exam Topics, is posted on the Exam Topics page. The exam topics will be complete on that last day of class.

* Lecture Report * The optional lecture report assignment for the final third of the semester can be written after watching Japan's Killer Quake. For more information on this optional assignment, see the Nova Planet Earth Report page. The lecture report is due Wednesday, May 6, for the MWF sections, and Tuesday, May 5, for the TR sections.

* Lecture Report * The optional lecture report assignment for the final third 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 Wednesday, May 6, for the MWF sections, and Tuesday, May 5, for the TR sections..

* Lecture Report * The optional lecture report assignment for the final third 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 Wednesday, May 6, for the MWF sections, and Tuesday, May 5, for the TR sections.

* Lecture Report * The optional lecture report assignment for the final third of the semester can be written after watching An Inconvenient Truth. For more information on this optional assignment, see the Lecture Report page. The lecture report is due Wednesday, May 6, for the MWF sections, and Tuesday, May 5, for the TR sections.

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