Courses 2018-2019

This is a tentative listing of Scripps courses for the 2018-2019 academic year. Courses are offered by listed instructors for a specific quarter. If no instructors are listed, the course is not being offered this academic year. Please refer to UCSD's Schedule of Classes for times and locations. For course descriptions, either click on the course number or visit the UCSD Catalog.

To view syllabi of current and past course offerings, please visit: scripps.ucsd.edu/education/course-syllabi

Please note that not all courses are offered on a yearly basis.  You can find archived course schedules here: 2017-182016-172015-16, 2014-152013-14

 

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Course Units Course Title

Summer Quarter
2018

Fall Quarter
2018
Winter Quarter
2019
Spring Quarter
2019
SIO 1 4 The Planets Doran   Pommier  
SIO 3 4 Life in the Oceans     Aburto  
SIO 10 4 The Earth       Borsa
SIO 12 4 History of the Earth and Evolution Durkin Peach    
SIO 15 4 Natural Disasters   Laske    
SIO 16 4 Geology of the National Parks       Gee
SIO 20 4 The Atmosphere     J. Norris   
SIO 25 4 Climate Change and Society     Teranes  
SIO 30 4 The Oceans   Charles / HollandSend    
SIO 35 4 Water     Driscoll  
SIO 40 4 Life and Climate on Earth   Barbeau    
SIO 45 4 Volcanoes     Cook  
SIO 45GS 4 Global Volcanism Cook      
SIO 50 6 Introduction to Earth and Environmental Sciences   Cook   Cook
SIO 60 4 Experiences in Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences   LucasRicke    
SIO 87 1 Freshman Seminar: Climate Change Science: The IPCC Process     Talley  
SIO 90 1 Undergraduate Seminar   ASE ASE ASE
SIO 96   Frontiers in Earth Sciences        
SIO 100 4 Introduction to Field Methods   R. Norris / Gee    
SIO 101 4 California Coastal Oceanography   Aluwihare / Landry    
SIO 102 4 Introduction to Geochemistry     Kastner  
SIO 103 4 Introduction to Geophysics     Masters / S. Constable  
SIO 104 6 Paleobiology and History of Life       R. Norris
SIO 105 4 Sedimentology and Stratigraphy       Driscoll
SIO 106 4 Introduction to Hydrogeology   Brown / Willenbring    
SIO 108 4 Introduction to Paleoclimatology   Teranes    
SIO 109 4 Bending Curve: Climate Change      Ramanathan / Forman  
SIO 110 4 Inroduction to GIS and GPS for Scientists     Minster  
SIO 111 4 Introduction to Ocean Waves  *Offered Alternate Years*        
SIO 113 4 Introduction to Computational Earth Science     Tauxe  
SIO 114 4 Science / Analysis of Environmental Justice        
SIO 115 4 Ice and the Climate System     Fricker  
SIO 116 4 Climate Change & Global Health     Benmarhnia  
SIO 117 4 The Physical Basis of Global Warming   Keeling / Clemesha    
SIO 119 4 Physics and Chemistry of the Oceans     Andersson / Gille  
SIO 120 4 Introduction to Mineralogy     Cook  
SIO 121 4 Biology of the Cryosphere   Bowman    
SIO 121GS 4 Geology of the Alps Cook      
SIO 122 4 Ecological Development Biology     Lyons  
SIO 123 4 Marine Env Systems Biology   A. Allen    
SIO 124 4 Marine Natural Products        
SIO 125 4 Biomechanics of Marine Life       Taylor
SIO 126 4 Marine Microbiology     Palenik  
SIO 127 4 Marine Molecular Ecology       Burton
SIO 128 4 Microbial Life in Extreme Environments       Bartlett
SIO 129 4 Marine Chemical Ecology        
SIO 130 4 Scientific Diving    

 

 
SIO 131 6 Parasitology        
SIO 132 4 Introduction to Marine Biology  

BurtonHechinger

   
SIO 133 4 Marine Mammal Biology Krause / Joyce     Baumann-Pickering / Ballance
SIO 134 4 Introduction to Biological Oceanography     Landry / Barton  
SIO 135 4 Satellite Remote Sensing       Sandwell / Fricker
SIO 136 6 Marine Biology Laboratory   Semmens / N. Wegner / Baumann-Pickering / Bowman    
SIO 138 4 The Coral Reef Environment       Charles / Leichter / Smith
SIO 139 1 Current Research in Marine Biology     Palenik  
SIO 141 4 Chemical Principles of Marine Systems       Dickson
SIO 143 4 Ocean Acidification       Andersson
SIO 144 4 Intro to Isotope Geochemistry     Severinghaus / VanAllen (Chin)  
SIO 147 6 Applications of Phylogenetics  *Offered Alternate Years* 2020        
SIO 152 6 Petrology and Petrography       VanAllen (Chin)
SIO 155 4 Whole Earth Geochemistry        
SIO 160 4 Introduction to Tectonics       Fialko
SIO 162 4 Structural Geology     Brown  
SIO 164 4 Introduction to Maritime Archaeology       Staff
SIO 167 4 GeoArchaeology     Rivera-Collazo  
SIO 170 4 Introduction to Volcanology  

Cook 

   
SIO 170L 2 Introduction to Volcanology Field Experience  

 

   
SIO 171 4 Introduction to Physical Oceanography   Rudnick    
SIO 172 4 Physics of the Atmosphere     Evan  
SIO 173 4

Dynamics of the Atmosphere and Climate

     

Eisenman / Xie

SIO 174 4 Chemistry of the Atmosphere and Oceans       Severinghaus
SIO 175 4 Analysis of Oceanic and Atmospheric Data   Merrifield    
SIO 176 4 Observational Physical Oceanography        
SIO 177 4 Fluid Dynamics   Becker    
SIO 178 4 Geophyiscal Fluid Dynamics     Becker  
SIO 179 4 Ocean Instruments & Sensors   Martz    
SIO 180 4 Communicating Science to Informal Audiences    

Paulenich 

 
SIO 181 4 Marine Biochemistry       Tresguerres
SIO 182 4 Environmental and Exploration Geophysics       S. Constable
SIO 183   Phycology: Marine Plant Biology  *Offered Alternate Years*        
SIO 184 6 Marine Invertebrates  *Offered Alternate Years*       Rouse
SIO 185 4 Marine Microbiology Laboratory     Brahamsha  
SIO 187 4 Statistical Methods in Marine Biology     Staff  
SIO 188 5 Biology of Fishes     Hastings  
SIO 189 4 Pollution, Environment and Health        
SIO 190 4 Special Topics in Earth Sciences: Prof. Issues / Bioinformatics     Gaasterland  
SIO 192 1 Senior Seminar        
SIO 197 BA 2 Earth Science Internship        
SIOC 200A 4 Computational Ocean Acoustics and Signal Processing I   Kuperman    
SIOC 200B 4 Computational Ocean Acoustics and Signal Processing II     Kuperman  
SIOC 200C 4 Computational Ocean Acoustics and Signal Processing III       Kuperman
SIOC 201 4 Geological Record of Climate Change        
SIOC 202A 4 Fundamentals of Wave Physics     Feddersen / Stramski  
SIOC 202B 4 Fundamentals of Wave Physics       Hildebrand / Kuperman
SIOC 203A 4 Introduction to Applied Mathematics I   Llewellyn-Smith    
SIOC 203B 4 Introduction to Applied Mathematics II     Llewellyn-Smith  
SIOC 203C 5 Introduction to Applied Mathematics III       Young
SIOC 204 4 Underwater Acoustics       Buckingham
SIOC 205 4 Estuarine Processes       Giddings
SIOC 206 4 Land Surface Hydrology        
SIOC 207A 4 Fundamentals of Digital Signal Processing        
SIOC 207B 4 Digital Signal Processing I     Rao  
SIOC 207C 4 Digital Signal Processing II        
SIOC 207D 4 Array Processing        
SIOC 208 1 Seminar in Applied Ocean Sciences   J. Hildebrand J. Hildebrand J. Hildebrand
SIOC 209 1 Special Topics: MatLab Boot Camp   Giddings    
SIOC 209 4 Special Topics: Polar System Science   Severinghaus / Straneo    
SIOC 209 4 Special Topics: Data Analysis for Python   Thompson    
SIOC 209 4 Special Topics: Machine Learning for Physical Applications       Gerstoft
SIOC 209 4 Special Topics: Critical Analysis of Physics and Complexity Applied to Emergent Brain Processes       Werner, B.
SIOC 210 4 Physical Oceanography   Talley    
SIOC 211A 4 Ocean Waves I     Feddersen / Hendershott  
SIOC 211B 4 Ocean Waves II       Feddersen
SIOC 212A 4 Geophysical Fluid Dynamics I     Eisenman  
SIOC 212B 5 Geophysical Fluid Dynamics II       Cessi
SIOC 213 4 Turbulence and Mixing   Armi    
SIOC 214A 4 Introduction to Fluid Mechanics   Giddings     
SIOC 214B 4 Environmental Fluid Dynamics        
SIOC 215A 4 Applied Mathematics for Oceanographers I        
SIOC 215B 4 Applied Mathematics for Oceanographers II        
SIOC 215C 4 Applied Mathematics for Oceanographers III        
SIOC 216A 4 Introduction to the Physics of Complex Systems     Werner, B.  
SIOC 216B 4 Applied Complexity       Werner, B.
SIOC 217A 4 Atmospheric and Climate Sciences I   Russell    
SIOC 217B 4 Atmospheric and Climate Sciences II     Xie  
SIO 217C 4 Atmospheric and Climate Sciences III       J. Norris
SIOC 217D 4 Atmospheric and Climate Sciences IV        
SIOC 218 4 Cloud Dynamics and Climate        
SIOC 218A 4 Observational Methods       Send / Alford
SIOC 218B 4 Practical Methods at Sea        
SIOC 219 1 Special Topics in Physical Oceanography: Observational Oceanography Seminar   Lucas Talley Feddersen
SIOC 219 2 Special Topics in Physical Oceanography: Theoretical Oceanography Seminar       Cessi
SIOC 219 4 Special Topics in Physical Oceanography: Geophysical Fluid Dynamics III     MacKinnon / Young  
SIOC 220 4 Observations of Large-Scale Ocean Circulation       Purkey
SIOC 221A 4 Analysis of Physical Oceanographic Data (A)   Gille    
SIOC 221B 4 Analysis of Physical Oceanographic Data (B)     Rudnick / Merrifield  
SIOC 221C 4 Data Analysis Laboratory   Alford    
SIOC 222 4 Underwater Bioacoustics        
SIOC 235 4 Ocean-Atmosphere Interaction and Climate       Xie
SIOC 237A 4 Introduction to Ocean Optics        
SIOC 237B 4 Ocean Color Remote Sensing        
SIOC 237C 4 Optical-Biological Interactions in the Ocean        
SIOC 238 4 Sensor Networks        
SIOC 241 4 Advanced Signal Processing for Structural Vibrations and Acoustics        
SIOC 250 4 Advanced Atmospheric Dynamic   J. Norris    
SIOC 251 4 Climate Change: Radiation in the Atmosphere       Evan
SIOC 254 4 Science of Climate Change        
SIOC 261 4 Nearshore Physical Oceanography        
SIOC 267 4 Biogeochemistry       Severinghaus
SIOC 290S 6 Climate Math Merrifield      
SIOC 291S 6 @Climate Gabriel      
SIOC 292 4 Introduction to Climate Science & Policy     Staff / Ricke  
SIOC 293 4 Ocean-Atmosphere Processes and Climate Variability      Staff  
SIOC 296 2 Special Topics: Climate Science & Policy Forum     Staff Staff
SIOG 222 4 Introduction to Industry Reflection Seismic Methods     Srnka  
SIOG 223A 4 Geophysical Data Analysis I     C. Constable  
SIOG 223B 4 Geophysical Data Analysis II       Agnew
SIOG 224 4 Internal Constitution of the Earth       Masters
SIOG 225 4 Physics of Earth Materials   Fialko    
SIOG 226 4 Introduction to Marine Geophysics        
SIOG 227A 4 Introduction to Seismology     Shearer  
SIOG 227B 4 Advanced Seismology I   Masters    
SIOG 227C 4 Advanced Seismology II        
SIOG 228 2 Research Seminar   Teranes Teranes Teranes
SIOG 229 4 Gravity and Geomagnetism     BorsaC. Constable  
SIOG 230 4 Introduction to Inverse Theory   C. Constable    
SIOG 231 4 Introduction to EM Methods in Geophysics     S. Constable  
SIOG 232 2 Ethical and Professional Science       S. Constable / C.Constable
SIOG 233 4 Introduction to Computing at SIO   Shearer    
SIOG 234 4 Geodynamics   Sandwell    
SIOG 236 4 Satellite Remote Sensing       Sandwell / Fricker
SIOG 237 2 Space Geodesy     Fialko /  Sandwell  
SIOG 238 4 Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations     Fialko  
SIOG 239   Special Topics in Geophysics: Geophysics Field Method for Geophysicists     Tauxe  
SIOG 239 2 Special Topics in Geophysics: Methods of Scientific Communications        S. Constable
SIOG 240 4 Marine Geology   Gee / Charles    
SIOG 244 4 Shape and Structure of the Ocean Floor       Lonsdale
SIOG 245 4 Marine Sediments-Paleo Proxies        
SIOG 246 4 Global Tectonics and Basin Formation        
SIOG 247 4 Rock Magnetism and Paleomagnetism        
SIOG 249 4 Special Topics in Marine Geology: Rates and Dates: Application of Modern Geochronology     Willenbring  
SIOG 251 4 Whole Earth Geochemistry        
SIOG 252A 4 Introduction to Isotope Geochemistry     Severinghaus / VanAllen (Chin)  
SIOG 252B 4 Advanced Isotope Geochemistry I        
SIO 252C 4 Advanced Isotope Geochemistry II        
SIOG 253 4 Interactions of Oceanic Plates and the California Margin        
SIOG 255 6 Paleobiology and History of Life       All students enroll in SIO 104
SIOG 255A 3 Topics in Paleobiology and History of Life        
SIOG 257 4 Seminar in Petrology        
SIOG 260 4 Marine Chemistry     Aluwihare / Dickson  
SIOG 261 4 Introduction to Rheology of Solid Earth        
SIOG 263 4 Aqueous Chemistry   Dickson    
SIOG 268 2 Seminar in Geochemistry and Marine Chemistry        
SIOG 269 4 Special Topics in Marine Chemistry:        
SIOG 270 4 The Archaeology of Climate Change: Social Adaptation and Vulnerability in Temporal Perspective        
SIOB 242A 4 Marine Biotechnology I: Tools and Methods        
SIOB 242B 4 Marine Biotechnology II: Applications        
SIOB 242C 4 Marine Biotechnology III: Introduction to Bioinformatics       Gaasterland
SIOB 243 2 Ecological and Medicinal Aspects of Natural Products       W. Gerwick
SIOB 262 2 Marine Chemical Biology Seminar    Hughes Moore W. Gerwick
SIOB 264 4 Special Topics in Marine Natural Products Chemistry       Moore / W. Gerwick
SIOB 265 4 Marine Chemical Ecology     Jensen  
SIOB 269 2 IFER Forum   Braswell Gneezy Jacobsen
SIOB 270 4 Pelagic Ecology        
SIOB 270A 4 Fisheries Oceanography        
SIOB 271 5 Marine Zooplankton        
SIOB 272 4 Advanced Statistical Techniques     Sandin  
SIOB 273 2 Professional Ethics in Science        
SIOB 274 4 Natural History Below the Tide       Leichter
SIOB 275A 4 Benthic Ecology        
SIOB 275B 6 Natural History of Coastal Habitats        
SIOB 276 4 Quantitative Theory of Populations and Communities   Sugihara    
SIOB 276L 4 Quantitative Ecology Project Lab     Sugihara Sugihara
SIOB 277 4 Deep-Sea Biology        
SIOB 278 2 Seminar in Ocean Biosciences: Quantitative Methods in Microbial Oceanography     Azam  
SIOB 278 2 Seminar in Ocean Biosciences: Functional Genomics     Lyons  
SIOB 279 1 Ecology Seminar   Levin Sandin Sugihara
SIOB 280 4 Biological Oceanography   Levin / A. Allen    
SIOB 281 4 Marine Physiology        
SIOB 282 4 Phytoplankton Diversity   Palenik    
SIOB 283 5 Phycology: Marine Plant Biology        
SIOB 284 6 Marine Invertebrates       All students enroll in SIO 184
SIOB 285              4 Physical-Biological Interactions       Franks
SIOB 286 4 Marine Science, Economics and Policy: Sustainable Seafood     Mesnick / Shoeffler  
SIOB 286 4 Marine Science, Economics and Policy:     Marine Protected Areas      Sandin  
SIOB 287A 4 Marine Microbial Ecology   Azam    
SIOB 287B          4 Microbial Physiology        
SIOB 289 4 Pollution, Environment, and Health        
SIOB 290 4 Marine Biology     Holland Holland
SIOB 291 2 Biology Graduate Research Presentations        
SIOB 292 4 Communicating Science to Informal Audiences   Brandon

 

 
SIOB 293 6 Applications of Phylogenetics *Offered Alternate Years* 2020        
SIOB 294 5 Biology of Fishes        
SIOB 295 4 Behavior and Ecology of Fishes        
SIOB 296 4 Special Topics in Marine Biology: Ocean Law and Policy   Murray    
SIOB 296 4 Special Topics in Marine Biology: NMR Structural Elucidation of Marine Natural Products   Hughes    
SIOB 296 4 Special Topics in Marine Biology: Survey Design and Analysis   Brazier    
SIOB 296 4 Special Topics in Marine Biology: Marine GIS     Batchelor  
SIOB 296 4 Special Topics in Marine Biology: Introduction to Programming with R     Archer  
SIOB 297 1 Marine Biology Seminar   Gaasterland Hechinger

Rouse

SIOB 298 1-4 Special Studies in Marine Sciences        
SIO 295S 8 Introduction to Marine Biodiversity and Conservation—Seminar Murray      
SIO 295 LS 8 Introduction to Marine Biodiversity and Conservation—Lab Murray      
MBC 258 1 Marine Biodiversity & Conservation Forum   Murray Murray