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ESCI 805 (01) - Principles of Hydrology

Principles of Hydrology

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   5  
CRN: 16218
Physical principles important in the land phase of the hydrologic cycle, including precipitation, snow melt, infiltration and soil physics, and surface and subsurface flow to streams. Problems of measurement and aspects of statistical treatment of hydrologic data. Field trips. Transportation fee. Prereq: two semesters of calculus required; statistics recommended. Special fee. Lab.
Instructors: Anne Lightbody
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 TR 8:10am - 9:30am JAMS G54
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 F 1:10pm - 3:30pm JAMS 221
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 820 (01) - Ocean Measurements Lab

Ocean Measurements Lab

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   8  
CRN: 14061
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.
Equivalent(s): OE 810
Instructors: Thomas Lippmann
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 MWF 10:10am - 11:00am CHASE 175
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 R 1:10pm - 5:00pm CHASE 171
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 847 (01) - Aqueous Geochemistry

Aqueous Geochemistry

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 16220
The chemical processes that determine the composition of aquatic systems such as rivers, lakes, groundwater and the ocean. The goal is to quantitatively understand the behavior of inorganic species such as carbon dioxide, nutrients, trace metals and inorganic pollutants in natural waters. Topics include, acid-based equilibria, carbonate chemistry, reduction-oxidation reactions, organic complexation and mineral precipitation and dissolution. Lab. Prereq: 1 year of college calculus and chemistry or geochemistry.
Instructors: Robert Letscher
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm JAMS 254
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 R 2:10pm - 4:00pm JAMS 216
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 858 (01) - Introduction to Physical Oceanography

Intro to Physical Oceanography

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   9  
CRN: 10681
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.
Instructors: James Pringle
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 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 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 11150
Major geological features and processes of the ocean floor; geological and geophysical methods; composition of the earth, sedimentary processes, plate tectonics and paleoceanography.
Instructors: Joel Johnson
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 TR 9:40am - 11:00am JAMS 252
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 F 1:10pm - 3:00pm JAMS 252
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 860 (01) - Paleoceanography

Paleoceanography

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 16222
This course introduces the basic principles of paleoceanography, such as the preservation of ocean history in sediment archives and the analysis/interpretation of paleoceanographic data. The course focuses on the capabilities and limitations of paleoceanographic techniques, and empowers students to critically assess the strengths and weaknesses of results presented in scientific journals. Topics include Milankovitch cycles, faunal assemblages, temperature and circulation proxies, linear and non-linear responses to climate forcings, abrupt climate events atmospheric teleconnections and monsoons. Prereq: Introductory Chemistry, Introductory Geology.
Instructors: Rosemarie Came
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 TR 8:10am - 9:30am JAMS 216
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 872 (01) - Applied Tools for Ocean Mapping

Appl Tools for Ocean Mapping

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Half Term I (08/29/2022 - 10/14/2022)
Grade Mode: Graduate Credit/Fail grading
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 11831
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.
Equivalent(s): OE 872
Instructors: Semme Dijkstra
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 10/14/2022 MWF 9:10am - 10:00am CHASE 142
8/29/2022 10/14/2022 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm CHASE 142
8/29/2022 10/14/2022 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 2022 - Half Term II (10/17/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   9  
CRN: 11832
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.
Equivalent(s): OE 874
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
10/17/2022 12/12/2022 MWF 9:10am - 10:00am CHASE 130
10/17/2022 12/12/2022 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm CHASE 130
10/17/2022 12/12/2022 W 1:40pm - 5:00pm CHASE 130
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 877 (01) - GIS for Earth & Environmental Sciences

Earth/Envi Sci GIS

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   6  
CRN: 13381
Geospatial technologies provide insight into spatial and temporal aspects of environmental and earth systems. Students will master basic skills of a geographical information system. Weekly laboratory exercises will build upon a foundation of conceptual knowledge and data processing skills. Focus on applied research questions and projects will be addressed. The course will use the open source program QGIS. Additional work will develop programing skills using the python language. Programming background is not required but beneficial. Prereq: Undergraduate Science Course.
Equivalent(s): GSS 807, GSS 809, NR 860
Instructors: Michael Palace
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 MWF 10:10am - 11:00am JAMS 254
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 895 (01) - Topics

Topics

Credits: 1.0 to 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 10879
Study on an individual or group basis in geologic, hydrologic, or oceanographic problems, under members of the graduate staff. 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; earth science teaching methods. Prereq: permission of staff concerned. May be repeated.
Instructors: STAFF
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 Hours Arranged TBA