Lecture1+Introduction

Lecture1+Introduction - Introduction to Oceanography MARN...

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1 Introduction to Oceanography MARN 170 Annelie Skoog Department of Marine Sciences Lecture 1 • Instructor – Annelie Skoog, Department of Marine Sciences • Phone 405-9220 at Avery Point • Suggested office hours for instructor: • Tuesdays 1-4 pm for MARN170, 3.30-4.30 pm for MARN171. Also by appointment! • Beach Hall, room 237 •TA s – Lyndsey Pyrke-Fairchild and Melissa Hacker-Gibson • Suggested office hours for TAs: • Tuesdays 10-12 by appointment only • Beach Hall, room 238 or 128 Objectives of lecture 1 • What is oceanography? • Feedback from you
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2 X Owner’s manual
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3 Oceanography Geological oceanography • Movement of the plates of the Earth • Cycles of sand, particles • Mineral cycling Physical oceanography Movement of water (heat) • Currents • Tides • Waves
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4 Chemical oceanography Cycling of nutrients, metals and organic material in the ocean •Where do they come from? •Where do they go? •What happens in between? Biological oceanography Study of productivity Plant growth – algal growth Marine biology Study of specific animals and plants and their interactions • Feedback from you 1. Why are you taking the course? 2. Is there anything specific you would like to learn about in this class?
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5 – In the class room • Bring the book and questions to class!! • Assignments
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