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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.

* Quiz * The fourth reading discussion, Water and Seawater I is posted on the Assignments page. The assignment is preparation for the quiz on Thursday, September 18, for the TR sections, and Friday, September 18, MWF sections. To learn more about the reading discussion assignments, see your class syllabus on the Syllabi page.

* Math * The fourth math problem of the semester, Calculate the deposition rate of marine sediments in the deep-ocean basin in cm/1000 yr, will be learned in class on Wednesday, September 17, for the MWF sections, and Thursday, September 18, TR sections. To see an example of the math problem, see the Math Problems page or Exam Topics page.

* New * The third media topic, an optional assignment, is due Monday, September 22, for the MWF sections, and Tuesday, September 23, 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.

* Notes * The initial set of notes for the first exam, Plate Tectonics, 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 first exam, First Exam Topics, is posted on the Exam Topics page. The exam topics will be complete approximately one week prior to the exam.

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