Oceanography Seminar Course Fall 2014
Instructors: Liz Sikes (room 114C ext 2-3257)
Course Philosophy and grading: click here
Course theme: The tropical and sub tropical (mostly) Western Pacific Ocean
Class meets Tuesdays from 10:00-11:30 in the Ocean Modeling room
Week 1 September 3 Organizational meeting
Week 2 September 9 Resource faculty member: John Wilkin - Student presenter: Christien Laber
Reading:A. Gordon, Oceanography of the Indonesian Seas and their throughflow, Oceanography, 18(4), 14-27, 2005
Week 3 September 16 Resource faculty member: Liz Sikes - Student presenter: Lauren Weisel
Reading: Sachs, J. P., D. Sachse, R. H. Smittenberg, Z. Zhang, D. S. Battisti, and S. Golubic (2009), Southward movement of the Pacific intertropical convergence zone AD 1400–1850, Nature Geoscience, 2(7), 519-525.
Week 4 September 23 Resource faculty member: Malin Pinsky- Student presenter: Brittany Schieler CLASS Special TIME 11:30
CLASS Special TIME 11:30
Reading: Eric A. Treml, Jason J. Roberts, Yi Chao, Patrick N. Halpin, Hugh P. Possingham and Cynthia Riginos, Reproductive Output and Duration of the Pelagic Larval StageDetermine Seascape-Wide Connectivity of Marine Populations, Integrative and Comparative Biology, vol 52:4, pp. 525–537, (2012)
Follow- up papers from Malin for those who
Click here for conservation planning for connectivity
Week 5 September 30 Resource faculty member: Ben Horton - Student presenter: Sarah Lietzke
Reading Kruawun Jankaew, Brian F. Atwater, Yuki Sawai, Montri Choowong, Thasinee Charoentitirat, Maria E. Martin, & Amy Prendergast, Medieval forewarning of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami in Thailand, Nature, 455: 1228-1231, 2008
Week 6 October 7 Resource faculty member: Enrique Curchister- Student presenter: Sarah Lietzke
Reading: E. L. Penaflor, W. J. Skirving, A. E. Strong, S. F. Heron, L. T. David, Sea-surface temperature and thermal stress in the Coral Triangle over the past two decades, Coral Reefs 28:841–850, (2009)
Week 7 October 14 Resource faculty member: Oscar Schofield/Liz Sikes- Student presenter: Mike Brown
Reading: Lewis, M.R. M.E.Carr, G. C. Feldman, W. Esaias, and C. McClain, Influence of penetrating radiation on the heat budget of the equatorial Pacific Ocean, Nature, 347, 543-545, 1990
Week 8 October 21 Resource faculty member: Olaf Jensen “sittin’ in”- Student presenter: Sushmita Patwardhan
Readings: John Siberta, Inna Senina, Patrick Lehodey, and John Hampton, Shifting from marine reserves to maritime zoning for conservation of Pacific bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) , PNAS, 109: 44, .18221–18225.
Week 9 October 28 Resource faculty member: Lee Kerkof “sittin’ in” Student presenter: Brittany Schieler
Reading: Katharina E. Fabricius, Chris Langdon, Sven Uthicke, Craig Humphrey, Sam Noonan, Glenn De’ath, Remy Okazaki, Nancy Muehllehner, Martin S. Glas and Janice M. Lough, Losers and winners in coral reefs acclimatized to elevated carbon dioxide concentrations, Nature Communications, DOI: 10.1038/NCLIMATE1122, 2011
Week 10 November 4 Resource faculty member: Yair Rosenthal - Student presenter: Lauren Weisel
Reading: Carre, M., J. Sachs, S. Purca, A. Schauer, P, Braconnot, R.A. Falcon, M. Julien, D. Lavallee, Holocene history of ENSO variance and asymmetry in the eastern tropical Pacific, Science, 354, 1045-1048, 2014.
Week 11 November 11 Resource faculty member: Diane Adams- Student presenter: Mike Brown
Reading: Patrick Christie, Marine Protected Areas as Biological Successes and Social Failures in Southeast Asia, American Fisheries Society Symposium, 42:155–164, 2004.
Diane provided follow up reading for those who are interested:
Working together: A call for inclusive
click here for the pdf
Week 12 November 19 CLASS Special DAY Wednesday Resource faculty member: Costa Vetriani - Student presenter: Sushmita Patwardhan CLASS Special DAY Wednesday
A. Beinart, Jon G. Sanders, Baptiste Faure, Sean P. Sylvad, Raymond W. Lee,
Erin L. Becker, Amy Gartman, George W. Luther III, Jeffrey S. Seewald, Charles
R. Fisher, and Peter R. Girguis, Evidence for the role of endosymbionts in
regional-scale habitat partitioning byhydrothermal vent symbioses, PNAS
, E3241–E3250 2012.
Week 13 November 25 No class Thanksgiving week
Week 14 December 2 Resource faculty member: Kay Bidle- Student presenter: Christian Laber
Reading: David M. Karl, Matthew J. Church, John E. Dore, Ricardo M. Letelier, and Claire Mahaffey, Predictable and efficient carbon sequestration in the North Pacific Ocean supported by symbiotic nitrogen fixation, PNAS, 109:6, 1842–1849, 2012.