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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.

* New * The eleventh media topic, an optional assignment, is due Monday, April 14. To read about this optional assignment, see your syllabus on the Syllabi page and Media Topics Information page, which shows an example.

* New * The eleventh math problem of the semester, Convert a surface current flow rate from m/s to km/yr, will be completed in class on Wednesday, April 16. To see an example of the math problem, see the Math Problems page or Exam Topics page.

* New * The eleventh reading discussion, Marine Life and the Marine Environment II is posted on the Assignments page. The assignment is preparation for the quiz on Wednesday, April 16. To learn more about the reading discussion assignments, see your class syllabus on the Syllabi page.

* Due Soon * The optional lecture report assignment for the second 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 Monday, April 14.

* Due Soon * The optional lecture report assignment for the second 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 Monday, April 14.

* Notes * The initial set of notes for the final exam, the end of Seawater and Air-Sea Interaction, 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 final exam, Final 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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