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Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences > Earth Sciences

ESCI 795 (02) - Topics

Top/Ocean Biogeochemistry

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2019 - Full Term (08/26/2019 - 12/09/2019)
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 17307
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: Prereq: ESCI 501; ESCI 750 OR ESCI 752
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
8/26/2019 12/9/2019 MW 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 2019 - Full Term (08/26/2019 - 12/09/2019)
Class Size:   5  
CRN: 11998
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.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits.
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: STAFF
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2019 12/9/2019 Hours Arranged TBA
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences > Earth Sciences

ESCI 841 (01) - Geochemistry

Geochemistry

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2019 - Full Term (08/26/2019 - 12/09/2019)
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 16678
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.
Instructors: Julia Bryce
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2019 12/9/2019 TR 9:40am - 11:00am JAMS 252
8/26/2019 12/9/2019 R 2:10pm - 4:00pm JAMS 252
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences > Earth Sciences

ESCI 858 (01) - Introduction to Physical Oceanography

Intro to Physical Oceanography

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2019 - Full Term (08/26/2019 - 12/09/2019)
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 10982
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
8/26/2019 12/9/2019 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 2019 - Full Term (08/26/2019 - 12/09/2019)
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 11692
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
8/26/2019 12/9/2019 TR 9:40am - 11:00am CHASE 130
8/26/2019 12/9/2019 F 1:10pm - 3:00pm 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 2019 - Full Term (08/26/2019 - 12/09/2019)
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 12704
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
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2019 12/9/2019 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm CHASE 142
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences > Earth Sciences

ESCI 874 (01) - Integrated Seabed Mapping Systems

Seabed Mapping

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2019 - Full Term (08/26/2019 - 12/09/2019)
Class Size:   5  
CRN: 12705
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
8/26/2019 12/9/2019 MWF 9:10am - 10:00am CHASE 130
8/26/2019 12/9/2019 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 2019 - Full Term (08/26/2019 - 12/09/2019)
Class Size:   7  
CRN: 15878
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
8/26/2019 12/9/2019 MW 6:10pm - 8:00pm JAMS 221
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences > Earth Sciences

ESCI 895 (01) - Topics

Topics

Credits: 1.0 to 4.0
Term: Fall 2019 - Full Term (08/26/2019 - 12/09/2019)
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 11303
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
8/26/2019 12/9/2019 Hours Arranged TBA
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences > Earth Sciences

ESCI 895 (02) - Topics

Top/Ocean Biogeochemistry

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2019 - Full Term (08/26/2019 - 12/09/2019)
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 17308
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: Robert Letscher
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2019 12/9/2019 MW 10:10am - 11:00am JAMS 216