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ESCI 501 (08) - Introduction to Oceanography

Introduction to Oceanography

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   4  
CRN: 56656
Special Fees: $35.00
Introduces students to the four oceanographic disciplines: the geology of the ocean basins, including the creation of oceans and continents. The physics of the seas, including the origin of the ocean currents and their effect on the Earth's climate. The chemistry of the ocean waters, including how the distribution of elements reflects circulation and biology. The life in the ocean, including animals, plants and microbes, and humanity's influence on them. Lab.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Only listed majors in section: EARTH SCI (BS), EARTH SCIENCES, ENSCI:GEOSYSTM, ENSCI:HYDROL, OCEAN ENGR
Attributes: Physical Science(Discovery), Inquiry (Discovery), Discovery Lab Course
Instructors: Rosemarie Came
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 TR 8:10am - 9:30am JAMS G46
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 T 4:40pm - 7:00pm JAMS 244
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 512 (01) - Principles of Mineralogy

Principles of Mineralogy

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 51572
Special Fees: $35.00
Minerals record variations in chemistry, pressure, temperature, and time in the Earth. This course emphasizes minerals and mineral assemblages in rocks, sediments and soils; their identification, symmetry, chemistry, equilibria, and physical properties. Introduction to x-ray diffraction and optical techniques. Special fee for field trips. Lab.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): CHEM 403 or CHEM 405
Instructors: Jo Laird
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm JAMS 252
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 T 2:10pm - 4:30pm JAMS 252
Final Exam 5/14/2024 5/14/2024 T 1:00pm - 3:00pm JAMS 252
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 512 (02) - Principles of Mineralogy

Principles of Mineralogy

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 51573
Special Fees: $35.00
Minerals record variations in chemistry, pressure, temperature, and time in the Earth. This course emphasizes minerals and mineral assemblages in rocks, sediments and soils; their identification, symmetry, chemistry, equilibria, and physical properties. Introduction to x-ray diffraction and optical techniques. Special fee for field trips. Lab.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): CHEM 403 or CHEM 405
Instructors: Jo Laird
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm JAMS 252
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 W 1:10pm - 3:30pm JAMS 254
Final Exam 5/14/2024 5/14/2024 T 1:00pm - 3:00pm JAMS 252
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 642 (01) - Biogeosciences in the Earth System

Biogeosci Earth System

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 52715
This interdisciplinary course applies concepts from chemistry, physics, biology and geology to understand biogeochemical cycles in the Earth system. Course topics includes terrestrial, ocean and freshwater environments; water and energy cycles; carbon, nitrogen, phosphorous and sulfur cycles; biogeochemical cycles through Earth history and a synthesis of how humans have impacted the Earth system. Students will use quantitative methods to explore relationships between causes and effects, positive and negative feedbacks, and thresholds in the Earth systems.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): (MATH 426 or MATH 424B) and (CHEM 404 or CHEM 405 or NR 561)
Instructors: Ruth Varner
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 MWF 10:10am - 11:00am JAMS 254
Final Exam 5/15/2024 5/15/2024 W 10:30am - 12:30pm JAMS 254
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 654 (01) - Fate and Transport in the Environment

Fate Transport in Environment

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 56658
Special Fees: $10.00
An introduction to the basic processes controlling the migration and transformation of chemicals in surface water, groundwater, and the atmosphere, including advection, diffusion, dispersion, retardation, and chemical reaction. Extensive practice with quantitative problem solving in the environmental sciences, including constructing and using box models.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 404 or CHEM 405 or NR 561) and (MATH 425 or MATH 424B)
Instructors: Anne Lightbody
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 TR 9:40am - 11:00am JAMS G54
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 W 10:10am - 11:00am JAMS 221
Final Exam 5/14/2024 5/14/2024 T 8:00am - 10:00am HS 150
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 654 (02) - Fate and Transport in the Environment

Fate Transport in Environment

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 56659
Special Fees: $10.00
An introduction to the basic processes controlling the migration and transformation of chemicals in surface water, groundwater, and the atmosphere, including advection, diffusion, dispersion, retardation, and chemical reaction. Extensive practice with quantitative problem solving in the environmental sciences, including constructing and using box models.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 404 or CHEM 405 or NR 561) and (MATH 425 or MATH 424B)
Instructors: Anne Lightbody
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 TR 9:40am - 11:00am JAMS G54
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 W 11:10am - 12:00pm JAMS 221
Final Exam 5/14/2024 5/14/2024 T 8:00am - 10:00am HS 150
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 701 (01) - Quantitative Methods in Earth Sciences

Methods in Earth Science

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   8  
CRN: 56660
Introduces quantitative tools necessary for upper level Earth Science courses. Incudes basic statistical descriptions of spatially and temporally varying data, curve fitting, and time-series analysis with emphasis on atmospheric, oceanic and terrestrial data sets. Students learn to construct simple numerical models of Earth Systems. Instruction in data and analysis and modeling in Python.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): MATH 426 and (ESCI 401 or ESCI 402 or ESCI 501)
Cross listed with : ESCI 701.02, ESCI 801.01
Instructors: James Pringle
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 MWF 12:10pm - 1:00pm JAMS 254
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 M 1:10pm - 3:30pm JAMS 221
Final Exam 5/13/2024 5/13/2024 M 3:30pm - 5:30pm JAMS 254
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 701 (02) - Quantitative Methods in Earth Sciences

Methods in Earth Science

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 56661
Introduces quantitative tools necessary for upper level Earth Science courses. Incudes basic statistical descriptions of spatially and temporally varying data, curve fitting, and time-series analysis with emphasis on atmospheric, oceanic and terrestrial data sets. Students learn to construct simple numerical models of Earth Systems. Instruction in data and analysis and modeling in Python.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): MATH 426 and (ESCI 401 or ESCI 402 or ESCI 501)
Cross listed with : ESCI 701.01, ESCI 801.01
Only listed majors in section: EARTH SCI (BS), EARTH SCIENCES, ENSCI:GEOSYSTM, ENSCI:HYDROL
Instructors: James Pringle
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 MWF 12:10pm - 1:00pm JAMS 254
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 M 1:10pm - 3:30pm JAMS 221
Final Exam 5/13/2024 5/13/2024 M 3:30pm - 5:30pm JAMS 254
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 726 (01) - Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology

Igneous/Metamorphic Petrology

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 56662
Special Fees: $35.00
This course focuses on the origin and evolution of igneous and metamorphic rocks from field, petrographic mineral chemistry, experimental, and theoretical studies. Igneous systems include volcanic and plutonic suites, with emphasis on mineralogic records of magma chamber systematics. Metamorphic systems include pelitic, mafic, and calc sillcate rocks, with special emphasis on closed- and open-system reactions, mutl-systems, reaction space, and pressure-temperature-time paths. Field trips. Lab.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): ESCI 614
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Jo Laird
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 MWF 11:10am - 12:00pm JAMS 252
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 F 1:10pm - 3:30pm JAMS 252
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 752 (01) - Chemical Oceanography

Chemical Oceanography

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 53016
This course investigates the physical and biogeochemical processes that determine the composition of seawater. Topics include biological effects on chemistry, ocean nutrient cycles, air-sea gas exchange, radiogenic and stable isotopes as tracers of ocean processes, sediment and tace-metal chemistry.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): MATH 426 and (CHEM 404 or CHEM 405)
Cross listed with : ESCI 852.01
Instructors: Robert Letscher
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 MWF 11:10am - 12:00pm JAMS 254
Final Exam 5/10/2024 5/10/2024 F 10:30am - 12:30pm JAMS 254