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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 fifth math problem of the semester, Calculate the time required for the ocean to evaporate completely, if the evaporated water did not return to the ocean , will be complete in class on Thursday, February 23 for the TR classes and Friday, February 21 for the MWF classes. To see an example of the math problem, see the Math Problems page.

* New * The sixth reading assignment, Wind and Ocean Circulation I, which is due Thursday, February 23 for the TR classes and Friday, February 24 for the MWF classes, is posted on the Assignments page. To learn more about the readings discussion assignments, see your class syllabus on the Syllabi page.

* New * The sixth media topic, an optional assignment, is due Tuesday, February 27 for the TR classes and Monday, February 26 for the MWF classes. To read about this optional assignment, see your syllabus on the Syllabi page and Media Topics Information page, which shows an example.

* New * The optional lecture report assignment for the first 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, February 28 for the MWF classes and Thursday, March 1 for the TR classes.

* New * The optional lecture report assignment for the first 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, February 28 for the MWF classes and Thursday, March 1 for the TR classes.

* New * 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.

* New * The initial set of exam topics and questions 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.

Want to improve your learning skills? Check out the links on the Learning Skills page.

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