Eastern   Pacific   Zulu  


Tentative Schedule

March-April-May 2019

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
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Bathymetry 2 lab






HW: Oceans 3 (online) due Thurs.

Complete Bathymetry 2 lab (due Thurs.)





         No Class


Oceans 3 Q&A

Satellite Oceanography lab

Satellite Oceanography lab



HW: Read Remote Sensing E-Unit Satellite Oceanography - POES, SeaWinds - Scatterometry
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Satellite Oceanography lab


Complete Satellite Oceanography lab

HW: Read El Nino E-Unit - If You Cant Stand the Heat, Gilbert and the Monsoon, The Subtropical Jet

Discuss ENSO (E-Unit Q&A)


HW: Read El Nino E-Unit - Front Man for El Nino, Putting it all Together, Buoys, Buoys Everywhere

Discuss ENSO (E-Unit Q&A)

Chasing El Nino

      Early Dismissal - 1130

Discuss ENSO

Complete Chasing El Nino (worksheet due)


Schmidt available in Virtual Classroom 1900-2000 hrs. Sunday for exam concerns

HW: Complete Chasing El Nino (if necessary), review for exam
01Apr 02 03 04 05

Exam: Tectonics and Bathymetry, El Nino






Discuss RFP Phase 2-3

RFP Phase 2-3




HW: Marine Bio. 1 and 3 (online)* due Mon.

*Extensive, spread them out

RFP Phase 2-3



         No Class

RFP Phase 2-3

08 09 10 11 12

Marine Bio. 1, 3 Q&A



HW: Marine Taxonomy assignment

Quiz: Marine Bio. 3 prelab

Discuss Taxonomy assignment

Prep. for Dissection labs


Invertebrate Dissection lab

Invertebrate Dissection lab        





        Sub - Schmidt in UK

RFP Phase 2-3 due
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Spring Break 13-21Apr.

Spring Break Assignment

Notes Marine Biology 2, 4 (online) - Note these notes are longer than usual and have several embedded videos but students generally find them interesting
Continue on RFP Phase 4



WCU dual enrollment opens for oceanography opens 14Apr19.  Same process as the fall.  See http://geochief.org/AGS_info/ags3.htm for specific instructions.  All paperwork due to instructor by 26Apr19.

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Quiz: Marine Bio. 4 prelab

Prep. for Vertebrate Dissection lab

Vertebrate Dissection lab (chondrichthyes)

       
HW: Marine Bio. 2 (online) due Fri.






           No Class

Vertebrate Dissection lab (chondrichthyes)

       
       Early Dismissal 1130

Quiz: Marine Bio. 2 prelab







Deadline for WCU dual enrollment

29 30 01May 02 03
                  Disney Trip

Extra Invertebrate Dissection lab or Air Jaws (class choice)




                 Disney Trip

Extra Invertebrate Dissection lab or Air Jaws (class choice)

Marine Plankton lab
   Schmidt - Diving with 372
                    in AM

Marine Plankton Lab



HW: Listen to Video Lesson - Scuba Intro., Read Scuba E-Unit Underwater World + worksheet (due Mon.)

Complete Marine Plankton lab (due end of period)



Marine Bio. cleanup (lab due)

Prep. for Dive unit



06 07 08 09 10
            AP Exams Begin

Scuba Unit Q&A

Scuba forms review

Review Underwater World


Scuba 1

Comm. Study - RFP Phase 4 research time (library)

HW: Read Scuba E-Unit Gearing Up (including Skin Diving) + worksheet (due Wed.)





             No Class

Complete Scuba 1

Gearing Up Q&A

Scuba 2

Comm. Study - RFP Phase 4 research time (library)
       Early Dismissal 1130


Quiz: Scuba Science*

Scuba 2





Comm. Study - RFP Phase 4 research time (library)

*Quiz cannot be taken more than 2x daily
      Last Day for Comm.      
           Study Seniors



Final Marine Research RFP due (Comm. Study groups only)


Final words for departing seniors


Online meeting in Virtual Classroom Sun., 1900 hrs. to coordinate team assignments (~20 minutes)
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Calender Codes
Red = Tests/Quizzes
Gold = Graded Assignments/Labs
Green = Reading Assignments
Blue = Videos/DVDs
Grey = Lecture Notes
Block Days

    
                                                     

Lecture Notes
Government 2 - Atmospheric Sciences (Online :40)
Government 3 - Marine Sciences (Online :35)
Introduction 1 - Studying the Earth (Online :39)
Marine Biology 1 - Introduction (Online :28)
Marine Biology 2 - Plankton and Plants (Online 1:00)
Marine Biology 3 - Invertebrates (Online 1:25)
Marine Biology 4 - Vertebrates (Online 1:06)
Meteorology 1 - Intro. to Atmospheric Sciences (Online :59)


 
Meteorology 2 - Atmospheric Heat      (Online: 38)
Meteorology 3 - Clouds and Precipitation (Online :48)
Meteorology 3 - Bergeron Effect (:42)

Meteorology 4 - Atmospheric Stability (Online :47)
Meteorology 5 - Air Pressure and Wind (Online : 42)
Meteorology 6 - Wind Systems (Online :37)
Meteorology 7 - Mid Latitude Cyclones (Online :34)
Oceanography 1 - The Global Ocean (Online :49)
Oceanography 2 - The Ocean Floor (Online 1:04)
Oceanography 3 - Ocean Currents (Online 1:03)

Satellite1 - Remote Sensing
Satellite 2 - Satellite Instruments 
Satellite 3 - Satellite Imagery
Scuba 1 - Dive Science
Scuba 2 - Dive Equipment (Online :29)

Scuba 3 - Dive Skills
Scuba 4 - Dive Planning (Online :18)
Tectonics 1 - Continental Drift and Seafloor Spreading (Online :33)
Tectonics 2 - Theory of Plate Tectonics (Online :43)

Class Materials & E-Units


AGS 371 Midterm Review Sheet 2019
AGS 371 Final Exam Review Sheet 2019
Article - Detail Oriented: HRRR
Article - Forecast: Hazy (50% Chance...) 
Article - Funnel Vision
Article - OntheJob: Bill Read 
Article - OntheJob: Jack Hayes 
Article - Someone to Blame  
Article - Today's Weather Forecast...
Article - Tornadoes 2011: An Unprecedented Year
Article - VORTEX 2: A Closer Look
Article - WeatherQueries: Dual Pol Radar
Assignment - Atmospheric Moisture
Assignment - Government 2
Assignment - Plate Tectonics
Assignment - STORMcast Challenge AAR
Assignment - UDHS Heat Index System
Assignment - Wind Prediction
E-Unit - El Nino
E-Unit - Intro. to Atmospheric Variables
E-Unit - Marine Biology 
E-Unit - Marine Chemistry
E-Unit - Numerical Modeling
E-Unit - Marine Geology and Bathymetry









Wind Systems Files (Pd. 4)
(NOTE presentations are originals and may contain inaccuracies to be corrected in class)

Alberta Clipper
Bermuda High
Chinook Winds
Lake Effect Snows
North American Monsoon
Nor'easters
Santa Ana Winds


Marine Sanctuary Files (Pd. 2)


Channel Islands 
Cordell Bank^ 
Fagatele Bay (Amer. Samoa) 
Florida Keys (not assigned)
Flower Garden Banks 
Gray’s Reef  
Gulf of the Farallones  
Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale  
Monterey Bay   
Olympic Coast 
Papahānaumokuākea  
Stellwagen Bank 
Thunder Bay 
U.S.S. Monitor

*No audio available.
^ Indicates a large file size





 

E-Unit - Remote Sensing
E-Unit - Scuba Diving
E-Unit - Severe Storm Observation
E-Unit - Atmospheric Stability
E-Unit - Synoptic Briefings  
Lab - Doppler Radar
Lab - Flight Meteorology
Lab - Introduction to Forecast Products
Lab - Marine Biology: Plankton
Lab - Marine Biology: Crayfish

Lab - Marine Biology: Quahog Clam
Lab - Marine Biology: Sea Star
Lab - Marine Biology: Shark
Lab - Marine Biology: Squid
Lab - National Marine Sanctuaries System 
Lab - Ocean Tectonics 
Lab - Thermal Radiation
Lab - Wind Mapping  
Lab - Wind Prediction
Lab - Wind Systems

Project - Oceanographic Research
Project Oceanographic Research (RFP) 










Wind Systems Files (Pd. 5)
(NOTE presentations are originals and may contain inaccuracies to be corrected in class)

Alberta Clipper
Bermuda High
Chinook Winds
Lake Effect Snows
North American Monsoon
Nor'easters
Santa Ana Winds


Marine Sanctuary Files (Pd. 4)


Channel Islands  
Cordell Bank 
Fagatele Bay (Amer. Samoa) 
Florida Keys (not assigned)  
Flower Garden Banks 
Gray’s Reef   
Gulf of the Farallones 
Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale 
Monterey Bay  
Olympic Coast 
Papahānaumokuākea 
Stellwagen Bank 
Thunder Bay  
U.S.S. Monitor 

*No audio available

^ Indicates a large file size

Video Lesson - Chasing El Nino
Video Lesson - Marine Biology 1 (:28)
Video Lesson - Marine Biology 2 (1:00)
Video Lesson - Marine Biology 3 (1:25)
Video Lesson - Marine Biology 4 (1:06)
Video Lesson - Scuba Introduction (:16)
Video Lesson - Scuba 2 (:28)   

Video Lesson - Scuba 3 (:28)
Video Lesson - Scuba 4 (:18)
Video Outline - Chasing El Nino

Video Outline - A Global Warning
Video Outline - Deadliest Tornado
Video Outline - Skyscraper at Sea

Video Worksheet - Chasing El Nino
Video Worksheet - A Global Warning
Worksheet - Government 2: Atmos. Sciences
Worksheet - Marine Taxonomy
Worksheet - Severe Weather Supplem. I
Worksheet - Weather Forecasting Supplem. I

Worksheet - Weather Forecasting Supplem. II 
Worksheet - Weather Forecasting Supplemental III
Worksheet - Weather Tech Supplem. I