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Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 771 (01) - Geodesy and Positioning for Ocean Mapping

Geodesy & Positioning OceanMap

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   7  
CRN: 50888
The science and technology of acquiring, managing, and displaying geographically-referenced information; the size and shape of the earth, datums and projections; determination of precise positioning of points on the earth and the sea, including classical terrestrial-based methods and satellite-based methods; shoreline mapping, nautical charting and electronic charts.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): MATH 426 and (PHYS 408 or PHYS 408S or PHYS 408H)
Equivalent(s): OE 771
Instructors: Semme Dijkstra
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 MWF 10:10am - 11:00am CHASE 130
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 R 2:10pm - 6:00pm CHASE 130
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 778 (01) - Remote Sensing Earth & Environmental Sciences

Earth/Envi Sci Remote Sensing

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 53369
Remote sensing provides insight into spatial and temporal aspects of environmental and Earth systems. Students will examine digital image processing techniques, different sensor and platform technologies, and new trends and frontiers in remote sensing science. Weekly laboratory exercises build upon conceptual knowledge, data processing skills, and development of programming skills. Applied research questions and projects will use Google Earth Engine. Hyperspectral, lidar, and unmanned aerial systems will be presented.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Instructors: Michael Palace
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 TR 9:40am - 11:00am JAMS 221
Final Exam 5/14/2024 5/14/2024 T 8:00am - 10:00am JAMS 221
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 795 (02) - Topics

Topics/Southwest US

Credits: 1.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 56664
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.
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.
Cross listed with : ESCI 895.02
Instructors: Matt Davis, Sophie Coulson
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 T 5:10pm - 6:00pm JAMS 254
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Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 796 (01) - Topics

Topics

Credits: 1.0 to 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Credit/Fail Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 50770
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.
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.
Instructors: STAFF
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 Hours Arranged TBA
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 796 (04) - Topics

Top/CapstonePrep & ProfOutlook

Credits: 1.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Credit/Fail Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 54703
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.
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.
Instructors: Julie Bryce
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 R 1:10pm - 2:00pm JAMS 216
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 796 (05) - Topics

Topics/Magma Geochemistry

Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Credit/Fail Grading
Class Size:   1  
CRN: 57505
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.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated up to 3 times.
Instructors: Julie Bryce
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 Hours Arranged TBA
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 799 (01) - Senior Thesis

Senior Thesis

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   1  
CRN: 51151
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.
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.
Only listed colleges in section: Engineering&Physical Sciences
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman, Sophomore
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Robert Letscher
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 Hours Arranged TBA
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences

ESCI 801 (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:   2  
CRN: 56665
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. One year of calculus and at least one semester of intermediate Earth Science required.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Cross listed with : ESCI 701.01, ESCI 701.02
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 826 (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: 56666
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 silicate rocks, with special emphasis on closed- and open-system reactions, multi-systems, reaction space, and pressure-temperature-time paths. Intermediate courses in petrology, calculus, chemistry, and physics required. Field trips. Lab.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
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 852 (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: 53017
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 trace-metal chemistry. 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 752.01
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