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Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 795 (03) - Topics

Top/Ocean Biogeochemistry

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   5  
CRN: 15737
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.
Section Comments: Top/Ocean Biogeochemistry
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated up to 3 times.
Cross listed with : ESCI 895.03
Instructors: Robert Letscher
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 MWF 9:10am - 10:00am JAMS 216
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 796 (02) - Topics

Topics/Arctic Seminar

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Credit/Fail Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 16148
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. Special fee on some topics.
Instructor Approval Required. Contact Instructor for permission then register through Webcat.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated up to 3 times.
Instructors: Julie Bryce, Ruth Varner
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 M 9:10am - 10:00am JAMS 252
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 M 12:10pm - 1:00pm JAMS 252
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 799 (01) - Senior Thesis

Senior Thesis

Credits: 1.0 to 4.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   5  
CRN: 11188
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.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register 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
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 Hours Arranged TBA
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 820 (01) - Ocean Measurements Lab

Ocean Measurements Lab

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   8  
CRN: 13334
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.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): OE 810
Cross listed with : ESCI 720.01, ESCI 720.02
Instructors: Thomas Lippmann
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 MWF 10:10am - 11:00am CHASE 175
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 R 1:10pm - 5:00pm CHASE 171
Final Exam 12/18/2023 12/18/2023 M 10:30am - 12:30pm CHASE 175
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 834 (01) - Geophysics

Geophysics

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 16047
Special Fees: $20.00
The structure of the solid Earth, including the continental and oceanic lithosphere and the deep interior as revealed by investigations of seismic waves, the Earth's gravitational and magnetic fields, heat flow, and earthquakes. Undergraduate course in physical geology, one year of calculus, one year of college physics required.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Cross listed with : ESCI 734.01
Instructors: Sophie Coulson
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 MWF 11:10am - 12:00pm JAMS 254
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 W 1:10pm - 3:30pm JAMS 252
Final Exam 12/15/2023 12/15/2023 F 10:30am - 12:30pm JAMS 254
Additional Course Details: 

This course focuses on the structure of the Earth and dynamic processes within it. Topics include: plate tectonics, earthquakes and seismic waves, mantle convection, rheology and ice age dynamics, Earth's gravity field and geodesy, and the geodynamo.

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 841 (01) - Geochemistry

Geochemistry

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 15739
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. One year each of calculus and chemistry required.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Cross listed with : ESCI 741.01
Instructors: Julie Bryce
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 TR 9:40am - 11:00am JAMS 254
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 R 2:10pm - 4:00pm JAMS 244
Final Exam 12/13/2023 12/13/2023 W 10:30am - 12:30pm JAMS 254
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 858 (01) - Introduction to Physical Oceanography

Intro to Physical Oceanography

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 10602
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. Calculus-based physics and introductory oceanography required.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Cross listed with : ESCI 758.01
Instructors: James Pringle
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 MWF 12:10pm - 1:00pm JAMS 254
Final Exam 12/14/2023 12/14/2023 R 10:30am - 12:30pm JAMS 254
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 859 (01) - Geological Oceanography

Geological Oceanography

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 11004
Major geological features and processes of the ocean floor; geological and geophysical methods; composition of the earth, sedimentary processes, plate tectonics and paleoceanography.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Cross listed with : ESCI 759.01
Instructors: Joel Johnson
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 TR 9:40am - 11:00am JAMS 252
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 F 1:10pm - 3:00pm JAMS 252
Final Exam 12/13/2023 12/13/2023 W 10:30am - 12:30pm JAMS 252
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 872 (01) - Applied Tools for Ocean Mapping

Appl Tools for Ocean Mapping

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Term 1 (08/28/2023 - 10/20/2023)
Grade Mode: Graduate Credit/Fail grading
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 15743
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. One year of calculus required.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Instructors: Semme Dijkstra
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 10/20/2023 MWF 9:10am - 10:00am CHASE 142
8/28/2023 10/20/2023 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm CHASE 142
8/28/2023 10/20/2023 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 2023 - Term 2 (10/30/2023 - 12/22/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   9  
CRN: 15744
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. One year each of calculus and physics required.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): MATH 831 May be taken concurrently
Equivalent(s): OE 874
Cross listed with : OE 874.01
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
10/30/2023 12/22/2023 MWF 9:10am - 10:00am CHASE 130
10/30/2023 12/22/2023 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm CHASE 130
10/30/2023 12/22/2023 W 1:40pm - 5:00pm CHASE 130