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Unformatted text preview: 1 ES 492 (H): Planetary Geology Lecture 1: Introduction, Origins, Remote Sensing UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA 300+ 300+ The number of discovered planets now known Last Years Family Portrait This Years Family Portrait This Years Family Portrait 2 The Uranian Family Portrait The Uranian Family Portrait Kick Ass Weird Geologically-Active Moons Io (the most volcanically active planetary body in the known universe) Kuiper Belt Objects Asteroids Extra-Sol System Planets 3 wow! Todays Agenda 1. Introductions and class policy 2. Origin of the Solar System 3. Planetary remote sensing Dr. Doug Haywick Contact Information Office: LSCB 049 Telephone: 460-7569 E-mail: dhaywick@jaguar1.usouthal.edu Office Hours: Variable; see syllabus Dr. Doug Haywick Contact Information Supporting Materials 1. Syllabus 2. Web site Syllabus 4 Syllabus Poster presentation will be a combination of poster + oral presentation There is no final exam in ES 492 Syllabus Syllabus Reading assignments Reading assignments will consist of one paper on the subject issued that is chosen by Doug and one that is chosen by each student. Avoid, wherever possible, choosing the same paper as your colleagues. Choose a paper that is peer reviewed (NOT Wikipedia or similar public-written sources) and which personally interests you. Readings are issued 1 week in advance of the discussion period. You are required to produce a 1-2 page summary of the paper that you select. It is due at the start of the class before we start the discussion (e.g., 6:00 PM). Syllabus Reading assignments Reading assignments will consist of one paper on the subject issued that is chosen by Doug and one that is chosen by each student. Avoid, wherever possible, choosing the same paper as your colleagues. Choose a paper that is peer reviewed (NOT Wikipedia or similar public-written sources) and which personally interests you. Readings are issued 1 week in advance of the discussion period. You are required to produce a 1-2 page summary of the paper that you select. It is due at the start of the class before we start the discussion (e.g., 6:00 PM). Syllabus Syllabus Poster presentation: The poster presentation will be on a planetary body that you select. First come, first serve (one planet or moon to a customer). You will be provided with a poster template during the course and the Department will print it for you prior to the poster session at the end of the class. This will be held in the lobby of the Life Sciences Building. Following a 45 minute general viewing opportunity, each student will have 10 minutes to discuss their poster. A separate power point presentation is encouraged. Please note that there are several pre- presentation deadline associated with this project. 5 Syllabus Poster presentation: The poster presentation will be on a planetary body that you select. First come, first serve (one planet or moon to a customer). You will be provided with a poster template during the course and the Department will print it for...
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