Oceanography Seminar Course Spring 2016

Course theme for 2016: The North-west Atlantic

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Instructors:  Liz Sikes (room 114C ext 2-3257)

 

Course Philosophy and grading: can be found here.

  

Syllabus as of February 4, 2016

Class meeting will meet most Tuesdays from 10:45- 12:15   in the Ocean Modeling room
Please note the class time and date will vary through the semester by mutual arrangement. Please observe class dates and times on the syllabus closely

 

Week 1 Wednesday January 20 12:30 – 1:30 Organizational meeting

 

Week 2 Tuesday January 26 1:00- 2:30 Resource faculty member: Jim Miller  “sittin’ in” - Student presenter: Christien Laber

 

Reading: R. ZHANG AND G. K. VALLIS, Impact of Great Salinity Anomalies on the Low-Frequency Variability of the North Atlantic Climate, Journal of Climate, vol 1, 470-482, 2006.  

 

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Week 3 Wednesday February 3 12:30 – 2:00 Resource faculty member:  Bob Chant  “sittin’ in”- Student presenter: Fernando Pareja Roman

 

Reading: R. K. SHEARMAN and S. J. LENTZ, Long-Term Sea Surface Temperature Variability along the U.S. East Coast, Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol 40, 1004-1017, 2010

 

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Week 4 Wednesday February 10,  12:30 – 2:00 Resource faculty member: Malin Pinsky - Student presenter: Brittany Schieler

 

Reading:  Janet A. Nye, Terrence M. Joyce, Young-Oh Kwon & Jason S. Link, Silver hake tracks changes in Northwest Atlantic circulation, Nature Communications,  2:412 | DOI: 10.1038/ncomms1420, August 2011.

 

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Week 5 Tuesday February 16 10:45- 12:15 (TBD) Resource faculty member: Liz Sikes - Student presenter:TBA

 

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Week 6 February 23 Resource faculty member: TBA- Student presenter:  TBA

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---------------------- March 15 Spring break -------------------------------- 

 

Week 9 March 22  Resource faculty member: TBA- Student presenter: TBA

 

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Week 10 March 29  Resource faculty member: TBA- Student presenter: TBA

 

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Week 14 April26  Resource faculty member: TBA- Student presenter: TBA

 

 

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