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Tentative Schedule

September-October 2018

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
03 04 05 06 07

           Labor Day
          No Classes

          

Introduction

Why are you here?

Course admin. presentation

Geochief


HW: Review syllabus and No Zero information (See Resources page for the links)

H. Florence update

Course admin. presentation


HW: Plagiarism quiz (see Resources page for link), Intro. 1 (online) (due Wed.)

Adobe Connect intro

Textbook registration
10 11 12 13 14

      Rosh Hashanah
        No Classes

       

      Rosh Hashanah
        No Classes

       


Weekly Briefing (Schmidt)

Intro. 1 Q&A


Gov't 2 jigsaw exercise


Gov't 2 jugsaw exercise

Begin Intro. to Forecast Products lab

HW: Complete Gov't 2 online
17 18 19 20 21

Weekly Briefing (Schmidt)

Gov't 2 Q&A

Intro. to Forecast Products lab

HW: Continue Intro. to Forecast Products lab

Intro. to Forecast Products lab (due Fri.)



HW: Complete Intro. to Forecast Products lab (due Fri.)

       Yom Kippur
        No Classes

       

Intro to Forecast Products lab (1st half of pd. only)


Begin Meteo. 1


Will highlight:  Climate change/GH effect, ozone reaction, aurorae

Continue Meteo. 1 highlights (GH Effect)

HW: Complete Meteo. 1 online, Weather Forecasting 1 Supplemental+worksheet
(due Mon.)

24 25 26 27 28

Weekly Briefing (Schmidt)

Meteo. 1 highlights (ozone)





Intro. 1 Q&A

Forecasting 1 Supplemental discussion




A Global Warning*+ + worksheet




*DVD outline available
+Program available on Youtube


A Global Warning* + worksheet






HW: Complete Global Warning worksheet (due Fri.)
 Early Dismissal 1130

Complete A Global Warning

Begin discussion



HW: Intro. to Forecast Products Take Home quiz, Preview Intro. for Forecast Variables E-Unit on geochief (all associated materials can be found within the E-Unit)
01Oct 02 03 04 05

Conclude climate change discussion

Intro. to Forecast Variables lab




Intro. to Forecast Variables lab





         No Class

Complete Intro. to Forecast Variables lab




HW: Complete Intro. to Forecast Variables lab (due Fri.)

     
Start Meteo. 2
(also covered in TBook 16.5-16.6)





HW: Meteo. 2 (online) - due Tues.

08 09 10 11 12

Meteo. 2 Q&A



HW: Intro. to Atmos. Variables Part 3* (due Tues.)

*Use special answer sheet found in Schoology Update

Meteo. 2 Q&A

Prep. for Thermal Radiation lab (Lab will occur 10/18), experiment design draft due 15Oct.



              PSAT

         No Classes

        

Thermal Radiation lab (design phase)





Schmidt available after school until 1800 hrs. for exam review.

Exam: Intro to Meteorology (Gov't 2, Meteo. 1, Forecasting 1 supplem., Climate, Atmos. Variables,  also covered in TBook 16.1-16.4)

HW: Flight Meteorology lab, complete background reading, lab questions #1-2 (due Mon.)
15 16 17 18 19

Flight Meteorology lab




*In class time is intended mainly for Part 2 od the lab

Flight Meteorology lab


           No Class



Thermal Radiation lab (write-up due Mon.)




HW: Meteo. 3 (online), due Mon.
        Early Dismissal 1130

Complete Flight Meteorology lab (due end of period)
22 23 24 25 26

Meteo. 3 Q&A

CW/HW Atmos. Moisture exercise


HW: Atmos. Moisture exercise

Meteo. 3 Q&A
Review Atmos. Moisture exercise


HW: Doppler Radar lab (Part 1)*

*NWS take home quiz due to Schmidt before starting Part 2)

Psychrometer demonstration

Bergeron Process

Complete Bergeron Process

Prep. for Doppler Radar lab

Doppler Radar lab (Part 2)
29 30 31 01Nov 02

Doppler Radar lab (Part 2)

Complete Doppler Radar lab (part 2)

HW: Weather Tech. Supplem. + worksheet (due Thurs.)


           No Class


Halloween

Discuss Weather Tech. Supplem.

Dual. Pol radar review

GRLevel3 Demo.

DoW preview
 

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 2017
AGS 371 Final Exam Review Sheet 2017
Article - Forecast: Hazy (50% Chance...) 
Article - Funnel Vision
Article - OntheJob: Bill Read 
Article - OntheJob: Jack Hayes 
Article - Someone to Blame  
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 Tech Supplem. I