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GEO/OC 103 Exploring the Deep: Geography of the World’s Oceans Today’s Tune: from the GEO/OC 103 Exploring the Deep: Geography of the World’s Oceans Today’s Tune: from the soundtrack of The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Lectures MWF 1: 00 - 1: 50 p. m. Gilfillan Auditorium 4 credits

Dr. Bob Duncan COAS Admin Lounge (across the street) rduncan@oce. orst. edu http: //www. Dr. Bob Duncan COAS Admin Lounge (across the street) [email protected] orst. edu http: //www. oce. orst. edu/faculty/duncan. html 737 -5189 Office Hours: Mondays/Wednesdays 11: 00 a. m. - 12: 00 p. m. or by appointment

Dr. Dawn Wright 114 Wilkinson Hall dawn@dusk. geo. orst. edu http: //dusk. geo. orst. Dr. Dawn Wright 114 Wilkinson Hall [email protected] geo. orst. edu http: //dusk. geo. orst. edu 737 -1229 Office Hours: Mondays/Wednesdays 1: 50 - 2: 50 p. m. or by appointment

Who Am I? • B. S. in Geology – Wheaton College in Illinois • Who Am I? • B. S. in Geology – Wheaton College in Illinois • M. S. in Oceanography – Texas A&M • Ph. D. in Physical Geography & Marine Geology – UC-Santa Barbara

Who Am I? (cont. ) “Dr. Deepsea Dawn” • Benthic terrain classification of coral Who Am I? (cont. ) “Dr. Deepsea Dawn” • Benthic terrain classification of coral reefs • Seafloor-spreading / subduction – volcanic, tectonic, hydrothermal processes – analysis and interpretation of bathymetric, towed camera, &submersible data

Who Am I ? (cont. ) • Application and analytical issues in GIS for Who Am I ? (cont. ) • Application and analytical issues in GIS for oceanographic data

Other Interests • • Snoopy, Calvin and Hobbes comics Building Legos® Competitive cycling Animation Other Interests • • Snoopy, Calvin and Hobbes comics Building Legos® Competitive cycling Animation / “Art House” films Pasta Lydia (my dog) Incubus, Garbage, Dandy Warhols, U 2, Erasure, Moby, Celtic music

Oregon State Oceanography • One of the best in the nation – Research productivity Oregon State Oceanography • One of the best in the nation – Research productivity – National/international reputation – COAS ranked as high as 5 th nationally • Biological, chemical, geological, physical, geophysical, marine resource management (MRM), atmospheric sciences

OSU Oceanography cont. • Hatfield Marine Science Center • Integrated Ocean Drilling Program • OSU Oceanography cont. • Hatfield Marine Science Center • Integrated Ocean Drilling Program • Joint Oceanographic Institutions (JOI)

Who Are YOU? ? Mandatory 5 -10 minute office-hour visit or “interview” in order Who Are YOU? ? Mandatory 5 -10 minute office-hour visit or “interview” in order to pass this course!! • Please visit by Wednesday, April 25 th

Required Books “Invitation to Oceanography” (3 rd edition) by Paul Pinet “Exploring the Deep: Required Books “Invitation to Oceanography” (3 rd edition) by Paul Pinet “Exploring the Deep: GEO/OC 103 Lab Manual” Both available in OSU Bookstore

Labs ( labs start NEXT week ) • Teaching Assistants – Miller Henderson (lead Labs ( labs start NEXT week ) • Teaching Assistants – Miller Henderson (lead TA) – Mac Barr – Sarah Dunham – Eleanor Hodak – Jeff Phillipe • Lab sessions are in Education 126

in Lab. . . Work with real oceanographic data Work with a geographic information in Lab. . . Work with real oceanographic data Work with a geographic information system (GIS), a hot technology!

Lab 9: Required Field Trip to Oregon Coast Saturday, June 2, 2007 Lab 9: Required Field Trip to Oregon Coast Saturday, June 2, 2007

Bookmark this site!!! http: //dusk. geo. orst. edu/oceans And please read your syllabus !!! Bookmark this site!!! http: //dusk. geo. orst. edu/oceans And please read your syllabus !!!

What Will I Learn? • NOT very much about whales and fishes! • Formation What Will I Learn? • NOT very much about whales and fishes! • Formation of the world’s oceans and ocean basins • Erosion and major earthquakes along the Oregon coast • Volcanic activity just off the Oregon coast

What Will I Learn? • Chemistry of sea water and underwater hot springs • What Will I Learn? • Chemistry of sea water and underwater hot springs • Waves and coastal hazards (including tsunamis and hurricanes) • El Niño and La Niña • Biology of the oceans, from one-celled organisms to whales • Protecting the oceans and coasts • … and more!

This class may NOT be for you if you can answer YES to any This class may NOT be for you if you can answer YES to any of the following: • “I don’t expect to attend class very often. ” • “Large, general education classes should not require me to study very hard. ” • “I am a graduating senior, am really tired of school, and need one last, easy science requirement. ” • “Science sucks! I’m just doing this to satisfy a requirement. ” • “I hate the computer and don’t think it’s worth learning how to use. Professors should not require students to use a computer. ”

This class will be GREAT for you if you can answer YES to many This class will be GREAT for you if you can answer YES to many of the following: • “I’m really interested in the Earth and am willing to apply myself to learn about it. ” • “I‘m scared of math, but willing to try. ” • “I am willing to read the book, attend lectures, and go to every lab section, because I know that I will learn more if I do. ” • “I’m worried about the future of the environment and would like to know how to interpret the claims of scientists. ” • “I appreciate professors who use computer and communications technology because it improves the class. ”

You should certainly take this class if you can answer YES to any of You should certainly take this class if you can answer YES to any of the following: • I’m really worried, concerned, or even angry about: – marine pollution… – global warming, hurricanes, tsunamis… – over-fishing of important fish species… – the Earth’s physical resources being overused…

A Good Learning Environment • Class attendance is KEY! • Class attendance for the A Good Learning Environment • Class attendance is KEY! • Class attendance for the ENTIRE class period is KEY! • Please don’t hold conversations or walk out in the middle of class • This class is not only about oceanography – Training for life and work AFTER college • Atmosphere of mutual respect

A Special Note to Athletes. . . • “It’s from my father, ” Manning A Special Note to Athletes. . . • “It’s from my father, ” Manning says, “he instilled a work ethic in me. I think he meant it for academics, not football, because he never pressured me in that direction. I just translated it to football. ” ESPN. com, “The Son Also Rises”, article by Dave Goldberg, Associated Press

Lecture Format • *notes provided as text and as PPT – text that appears Lecture Format • *notes provided as text and as PPT – text that appears on slides w/ SOME supplements • facility with web browser a plus • curse & blessing – info all there but don’t space out – challenge yourself & us w/questions and discussion • Different learning styles

Exams & Grades Exams & Grades

Exams & Grades (cont. ) Test 1 (W, Apr. 25) = 15% Test 2 Exams & Grades (cont. ) Test 1 (W, Apr. 25) = 15% Test 2 (M, May 21) = 15% Final (W, Jun. 13) = 30% 6: 00 -8: 00 p. m. Labs (inc. field trip) = 40%

GEO/OC 103 Grades Weighted Percentage 95 -100 = A 90 -94 = A 85 GEO/OC 103 Grades Weighted Percentage 95 -100 = A 90 -94 = A 85 -89 = B+ 80 -84 = B 75 -79 = B 70 -74 = C+ 65 -69 = C and so on…

Mandatory Office Hour Visit! by April 25 th Mandatory Field Trip to Oregon Coast Mandatory Office Hour Visit! by April 25 th Mandatory Field Trip to Oregon Coast June 2 nd

Questions? ? Questions? ?

Don’t Let This be You !!! “I need to talk to you about my Don’t Let This be You !!! “I need to talk to you about my grade. ”