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Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 795 (01) - Topics

Topics

Credits: 1.0 to 4.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 16310
Geologic, hydrologic, and oceanographic problems and independent studies by means of conferences, assigned readings, and field or laboratory work fitted by ESCI faculty to individual student needs; or new or specialized courses. Topics include geochemistry; geomorphology; geophysics; glaciology; groundwater; structural and regional geology; crystallography; mineralogy; petrology; thermodynamics; ore deposits; earth resource policy; paleontology; sedimentation; stratigraphy; water resources management; chemical, physical, and geological oceanography; earth systems. Also, senior synthesis and earth science teaching methods.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated up to 3 times.
Equivalent(s): EOS 795
Instructors: STAFF
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 Hours Arranged TBA
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 795 (02) - Topics

Topic/Hydrologic Data Analysis

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   5  
CRN: 16302
Geologic, hydrologic, and oceanographic problems and independent studies by means of conferences, assigned readings, and field or laboratory work fitted by ESCI faculty to individual student needs; or new or specialized courses. Topics include geochemistry; geomorphology; geophysics; glaciology; groundwater; structural and regional geology; crystallography; mineralogy; petrology; thermodynamics; ore deposits; earth resource policy; paleontology; sedimentation; stratigraphy; water resources management; chemical, physical, and geological oceanography; earth systems. Also, senior synthesis and earth science teaching methods.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated up to 3 times.
Equivalent(s): EOS 795
Instructors: Anne Lightbody
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 MW 4:10pm - 5:30pm JAMS 254
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 R 2:10pm - 4:30pm JAMS 221
Additional Course Details: 

Introduction to data analysis techniques necessary to quantify and explore terrestrial water budgets, including rates of precipitation, evapotranspiration, and runoff; recurrence intervals; and construction of rating curves. Topics will include data importation, data cleaning, data manipulation, and curve-fitting, with an emphasis on visual and exploratory analysis. Project-based labs will involve active application of newly learned techniques to publicly available USGS and NOAA datasets. Students will gain experience using Python Pandas for hydrological applications. No programming experience required.

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 795 (04) - Topics

Topics/Ocean Biogeochemistry

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   5  
CRN: 16306
Geologic, hydrologic, and oceanographic problems and independent studies by means of conferences, assigned readings, and field or laboratory work fitted by ESCI faculty to individual student needs; or new or specialized courses. Topics include geochemistry; geomorphology; geophysics; glaciology; groundwater; structural and regional geology; crystallography; mineralogy; petrology; thermodynamics; ore deposits; earth resource policy; paleontology; sedimentation; stratigraphy; water resources management; chemical, physical, and geological oceanography; earth systems. Also, senior synthesis and earth science teaching methods.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated up to 3 times.
Equivalent(s): EOS 795
Instructors: Robert Letscher
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 MWF 10:10am - 11:00am JAMS 216
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 799 (01) - Senior Thesis

Senior Thesis

Credits: 1.0 to 4.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   5  
CRN: 11500
Students work under the direction of a faculty sponsor to plan and carry out independent research resulting in an oral presentation and a written thesis. Research projects should include the development of a research question; collection analysis, and synthesis of data; and interpretation and presentation of results. A copy of the written thesis must be submitted to the Chair of the Department of Earth Sciences prior to graduation. A total of 4 credits is required and may be completed over multiple semesters. Writing intensive.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits.
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: STAFF
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 Hours Arranged TBA
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 820 (01) - Ocean Measurements Lab

Ocean Measurements Lab

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   16  
CRN: 14707
Measurements of fundamental ocean processes and parameters. Emphasizes understanding typical coastal and estuarine measurements their applications, and the use of acquired data in terms of the effects on structures and processes in the ocean.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Equivalent(s): OE 810
Instructors: Thomas Lippmann
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 MWF 10:10am - 11:00am CHASE 175
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 R 1:10pm - 5:00pm CHASE 171
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 841 (01) - Geochemistry

Geochemistry

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 16301
Course focuses on the application of chemical principles to solve problems in the Earth sciences. Students learn the chemical tools of thermodynamics and kinetics, element partitioning, conservation of mass, and isotope geochemistry. Explore geochemical properties/processes in the deep Earth and the Earth surface, atmosphere and marine systems, and cosmo-chemistry and investigate the interactions between these components of the Earth system. Lab. Prereq: one year each chemistry, calculus.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Instructors: Julie Bryce
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 TR 8:10am - 9:30am JAMS 254
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 R 2:10pm - 4:30pm JAMS 244
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 858 (01) - Introduction to Physical Oceanography

Intro to Physical Oceanography

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   9  
CRN: 10767
Descriptive treatment of atmosphere-ocean interaction; general wind-driven and thermo-haline ocean circulation; waves and tides; continental shelf and near-shore processes; instrumentation and methods used in ocean research. Simplified conceptual models demonstrate the important principles. Prereq: calculus based physics, introduction to oceanography; or permission.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Instructors: James Pringle
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 MWF 12:10pm - 1:00pm JAMS 254
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 859 (01) - Geological Oceanography

Geological Oceanography

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 11280
Major geological features and processes of the ocean floor; geological and geophysical methods; composition of the earth, sedimentary processes, plate tectonics and paleoceanography.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 TR 9:40am - 11:00am CHASE 130
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 F 1:10pm - 3:00pm CHASE 130
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 872 (01) - Applied Tools for Ocean Mapping

Appl Tools for Ocean Mapping

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Half Term I (08/30/2021 - 10/15/2021)
Grade Mode: Graduate Credit/Fail grading
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 12034
A review course on research tools commonly used in ocean mapping. The course focuses on teaching problem solving skills, note merely the application of tools. The course consists of modules addressing the use of: IVS Fledermaus; GeoMappApp, GIS, Google Earth, Matlab as well as the effective library research and use of Wikis. Prereq: two terms of single variable calculus. Cr/F.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Equivalent(s): OE 872
Instructors: Semme Dijkstra
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 10/15/2021 MWF 9:10am - 10:00am CHASE 142
8/30/2021 10/15/2021 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm CHASE 142
8/30/2021 10/15/2021 W 1:40pm - 5:00pm CHASE 142
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 874 (01) - Integrated Seabed Mapping Systems

Seabed Mapping

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Half Term II (10/18/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   9  
CRN: 12035
Overview of typical applications that involve mapping the sediment-water interface in the ocean and adjacent waters. Emphasis on defining the task-specific resolution and accuracy requirements. Fundamentals of acoustics relevant to seabed mapping. Progressions through typical configurations involving single beam, sidescan, phase differing and multibeam systems. Integration of asynchronous 3D position, orientation and sound speed measurements with sona-relative acoustic travel times and angles. Analysis of impact of offsets, mis-alignments and latency in all integrated sensors. Prereq: two terms each of college calculus and physics. Pre- or Co-req: MATH 831 or equivalent material.
Section Comments: Also listed as OE 874.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Equivalent(s): OE 874
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
10/18/2021 12/13/2021 MWF 9:10am - 10:00am CHASE 130
10/18/2021 12/13/2021 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm CHASE 130
10/18/2021 12/13/2021 W 1:40pm - 5:00pm CHASE 130