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Title: MAR 105 -Honors Introduction to Oceanography


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MAR 105 -Honors Introduction to Oceanography
  • Dr. Anastasia

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Dr. Jean R. Anastasia Office M 211 Phone
451-4923 Email anastaj_at_sunysuffolk.edu Home
page www2.sunysuffolk.edu/anastaj Office
Hours Mon 130-230 Tues online
300-400 Wed 1230-130 Thursday
145-215 Friday 945-1045
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Attendance
  • All students are expected to attend every class
    session of each course for which they are
    registered.
  • Cannot miss lab-
  • must do a make-up or will receive a zero
  • Can only make-up 2 labs maximum
  • Students are responsible for all that transpires
    in class whether or not they are in attendance.

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Textbook
  • Essentials of Oceanography, 10th edition,
    Trujillo and Thurman. Prentice Hall. 2011.
  • Options for e-book version or rental
  • Let me know if you have another text
  • No lab book

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Grading
  •  Lecture
  • 3 lecture exams will be given
  • Lowest grade will be dropped ONLY IF all exams
    have been taken
  • No- make-up exams will be given unless there is a
    validated emergency reason
  • 2 highest grades combine to make up 35 of your
    course grade
  •  

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Grading
  • Honors Project
  • 10 of your course grade
  •  
  • Group Project
  • Presentation of topic and leading of class
    discussion

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Grading
  •  Laboratory
  • 35 of your course grade
  •   lab exercises (10 pts)
  • field trips (10 pts)
  • quizzes (30 pts)
  • All laboratory assignments are due at the end of
    the lab period unless you get permission to hand
    it in next class

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Grading
  • Final Exam
  • A cumulative final exam will constitute 20 of
    your course grade. It will be given on the last
    day of class
  •  

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Extra Credit
  • 10 current, oceanography-related articles and an
    in-depth analysis/ summary of each article
  • Due by May 4th NO LATE JOURNALS WILL BE ACCEPTED

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Field Trips
  • This course includes field trips that will take
    the place of lab periods.
  • Attendance on these field trips is expected.-
    make-ups are available with instructors
    permission
  • PAY ATTENTION TO THE SCHEDULE
  • LABS ARE CANCELLED BECAUSE OF WEEKEND FIELD TRIPS

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Be Courteous
  • No cell phones or texting
  • Be on time and plan to stay entire class (and
    lab)
  • No excessive talking or disruptive behavior
  • NO CHEATING OR PLAGIARISM- zero tolerance

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The Ocean
  • Ocean Facts
  • Covers 71 of the earths surface
  • Accounts for 97 of the water on earth (rest in
    land ice, groundwater, lakes rivers)
  • Average depth 3,796 meters (12,451 feet)
    (deepest Mariana trench 11,022 m or 36,163 ft)
  • Average temp 3.9oC (only 39oF)

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Most of Earths Water is Salt Water
Fig. 1-1b, p. 2
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Figure 1.3
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Figure 1.2
4 Plus 1 Major Oceans of the World
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Local SaltwaterWater Bodies of Long Island
Peconic Bay
Shinnecock Bay
Moriches Bay
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Oceanography What Is It?
  • Oceanography is the scientific study of the ocean
    by applying traditional sciences, such as
    physics, chemistry, geology, biology, and
    engineering, to all aspects of the ocean.

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Subdisciplines of Oceanography
  • Geological Oceanography-
  • Composition of ocean floor and the earth
  • Physical oceanography-
  • Movement of water (waves, currents)
  • Chemical Oceanography-
  • Oceans dissolved solids and gases
  • Marine biology (Biological Oceanography)-
  • marine organisms, the impact of human activities
    on these organisms
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