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Displaying 1 - 10 of 13 Results for: Subject = ESCI; Level = All Graduate
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences > Earth Sciences

ESCI 841 (01) - Geochemistry

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Full Term (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 16675
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
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 TR 9:40am - 11:00am James 252
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 T 2:10pm - 4:00pm James 252
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences > Earth Sciences

ESCI 858 (01) - Introduction to Physical Oceanography

Intro to Physical Oceanography

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Full Term (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 11153
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
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 MWF 12:10pm - 1:00pm James 254
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences > Earth Sciences

ESCI 859 (01) - Geological Oceanography

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Full Term (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 12057
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
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 TR 9:40am - 11:00am Jere Chase Ocean Engineering 130
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 T 2:10pm - 4:00pm Jere Chase Ocean Engineering 130
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences > Earth Sciences

ESCI 866 (01) - Volcanology

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Full Term (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 16677
Provides a comprehensive overview of volcanic processes and their influences on planetary evolution and modern-day Earth systems. Lectures discuss the generation and properties of magma, tectonic setting of volcanism, eruption styles, volcanic landforms and products, monitoring of active volcanoes, volcanic hazards, and volcanism on other planets. Laboratory topics include modeling volcanic processes, hand-sample observation, topographic map interpretation, volcanographical data analysis, and two afternoon field trips. As volcanology is a rapidly developing field of active research, the course incorporates discussions of recent and emerging scientific papers from the literature and student-led updates of ongoing volcanic activity. Prereq: on year of calculus and one Earth Science course or permission. Special fee. Lab.
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 MWF 10:10am - 12:00pm James 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 2017 - Full Term (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 13288
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.
Instructors: Semme Dijkstra
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm Jere Chase Ocean Engineering 142
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences > Earth Sciences

ESCI 874 (01) - Fundamentals of Ocean Mapping I

Ocean Mapping I

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Full Term (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   5  
CRN: 13289
The first of two courses covering the principles and practices of hydrography and ocean mapping. Methods for the measurement and definition of the configuration of the bottoms and adjacent land areas of oceans, lakes, rivers, estuaries, harbors and other water areas, and the tides or water levels and currents that occur in those bodies of water. In this first course the following topics are covered: Cartographic principles, Geological Oceanography, Physical Oceanography, Fundamentals of acoustics, signal conditioning and filtering, echosounding: Singlebeam, Multibeam and Phase differencing echo sounders, side scan sonar, Systems Selection, Statistical Uncertainty in Ocean Mapping, Data Processing and management and Motion Senors. Prereq: two terms each of college calculus and physics. Pre- or Coreq: MATH 896 Mathematics for mapping or equivalent material.
(ESCI 874.01) Also listed as OE 874.
Co-requisite of ESCI 872
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 MWF 9:10am - 10:00am Jere Chase Ocean Engineering 130
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 W 1:40pm - 5:00pm Jere Chase Ocean Engineering 130
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences > Earth Sciences

ESCI 895 (01) - Topics

Credits: 1.0 to 4.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Full Term (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 11590
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
8/28/2017 12/8/2017
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences > Earth Sciences

ESCI 895 (02) - Top/GIS for Earth & Env Sci

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Full Term (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   6  
CRN: 14867
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.
Also listed as GSS 807
Instructors: Michael Palace
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 MW 6:10pm - 8:00pm James 221
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences > Earth Sciences

ESCI 898 (01) - Directed Research

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Full Term (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 10947
Research project on a specified topic in the Earth Sciences, guided by a faculty member. Cr/F.
(ESCI 898.01) ESCI 898 is only for the MS non-thesis option.
Instructors: Joel Johnson
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017