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
first reading discussion, Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor, is posted on the Assignments page. The assignment is preparation for the first quiz on Friday, August 29, for the MWF sections, and Tuesday, September 2, for the TR sections. To learn more about the reading discussion assignments, see
your class syllabus on the Syllabi page.
* Due Soon* The
first math problem of the semester, Calculate the difference between the two average crustal elevation, will be completed in
class on Friday, August 29, for the MWF sections, and Tuesday, September 2, for the TR sections. To see an example of the math problem,
see the Math Problems page or Exam
* Text * Students can purchase the online version of the course text, Essentials of Oceanography, Eleventh Edition, by Trujillo and Thurman, at the My Pearson Store.
* Optional * The
first media topic, an optional assignment, is due
Monday, September 8, for the MWF sections, and Tuesday, September 9, for the TR sections. To read about this optional assignment, see
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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