Courses 2014-2015

This is a tentative listing of graduate courses for the 2014-2015 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 or visit the UCSD Catalog.

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Course Units Course Title Fall Quarter
2014
Winter Quarter
2015
Spring Quarter
2015
SIO 1 4 The Planets   Stegman  
SIO 3 4 Life in the Oceans   Aburto  
SIO 10 4 The Earth   Sclater Sclater
SIO 12 4 History of the Earth and Evolution Peach    
SIO 15 4 Natural Disasters Laske    
SIO 16 4 Geology of the National Parks     Gee
SIO 20 4 The Atmosphere   Gershunov  
SIO 25 4 Climate Change and Society Teranes    
SIO 30 4 The Oceans MacKinnon / Holland / Castillo    
SIO 35 4 Water   Driscoll  
SIO 40 4 Life and Climate on Earth Barbeau    
SIO 45 4 Volcanoes   Cook  
SIO 50 6 Introduction to Earth and Environmental Sciences Cook   Cook
SIO 87 1 Freshman Seminar TBD TBD TBD
SIO 90 1 Undergraduate Seminar Deheyn   Teranes
SIO 96   Frontiers in Earth Sciences      
SIO 100 4 Introduction to Field Methods Tauxe / Day    
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 Hilton / Brown    
SIO 110 4 Inroduction to GIS and GPS for Scientists   Minster  
SIO 111   Introduction to Ocean Waves      
SIO 112   Urban Landscapes      
SIO 113 4 Introduction to Computational Earth Science      
SIO 115 4 Ice and the Climate System   Fricker  
SIO 117 4 The Physical Basis of Global Warming Keeling    
SIO 119 4 Physics and Chemistry of the Oceans   Andersson / Gille  
SIO 120 4 Introduction to Mineralogy   Cook  
SIO 125 4 Biomechanics of Marine Life     Taylor
SIO 126 4 Marine Microbiology   Palenik  
SIO 126L 4 Marine Microbiology Laboratory   Brahamsha  
SIO 127 4 Marine Molecular Ecology     Burton
SIO 128 4 Microbial Life in Extreme Environments     Bartlett
SIO 129 4 Marine Chemical Ecology   Burton  
SIO 132 4 Introduction to Marine Biology Burton / Hastings    
SIO 133 4 Marine Mammal Biology     J Hildebrand / Ballance
SIO 134 4 Introduction to Biological Oceanography   Landry  
SIO 135 4 Satellite Remote Sensing     Sandwell / Fricker
SIO 136 6 Marine Biology Laboratory     Smith / Semmens / Levin / Palenik / Wegner
SIO 138 4 The Coral Reef Environment     Leichter / Smith / Charles
SIO 139 1 Current Research in Marine Biology     Deheyn
SIO 141 4 Chemical Principles of Marine Systems      
SIO 143 4 Ocean Acidification   Andersson  
SIO 147   Applications of Phylogenetics      
SIO 148   Evolution of Earth's Biosphere      
SIO 150   Physics and Chemistry of Planetary Interiors      
SIO 152 4 Petrology and Petrography     Day
SIO 154   Macroevolution      
SIO 155 4 Whole Earth Geochemistry     Hilton
SIO 160 4 Introduction to Tectonics     Fialko
SIO 162 4 Structural Geology   Brown  
SIO 170 4 Introduction to Volcanology Cook    
SIO 170L 2 Introduction to Volcanology Field Experience Staudigel    
SIO 172 4 Introduction to Atmospheric Science   Evan  
SIO 173 4

SIO 173:  Dynamics of the Atmosphere and Climate

Introduction to the dynamical principles governing the atmosphere and climate using observations,
numerical models, and theory to understand atmospheric circulation, weather systems,
severe storms, marine layer, Santa Anna winds, El Nino, climate variability, and other phenomena.

   

Norris, J.

Xie, S.

SIO 180 4 Communicating Science to Informal Audiences Peach Haymet  
SIO 181 4 Marine Biochemistry     Tresguerres
SIO 182 4 Environmental and Exploration Geophysics   S Constable  
SIO 183   Phycology: Marine Plant Biology      
SIO 184 6 Marine Invertebrates   Rouse  
SIO 186   Interactions Between Humans and the Natural Environment      
SIO 187 4 Statistical Methods in Marine Biology Semmens    
SIO 189 4 Pollution, Environment and Health Hamdoun    
SIO 190   Special Topics in Earth Sciences      
SIO 200A 4 Computational Ocean Acoustics and Signal Processing I Kuperman    
SIO 200B 4 Computational Ocean Acoustics and Signal Processing II   Kuperman  
SIO 200C 4 Computational Ocean Acoustics and Signal Processing III     Kuperman
SIO 202A 4 Fundamentals of Wave Physics   Kuperman / Melville  
SIO 202B 4 Fundamentals of Wave Physics     Stramski / Gerstoft
SIO 203A 4 Introduction to Applied Mathematics I Llewellyn-Smith    
SIO 203B 4 Introduction to Applied Mathematics II   Llewellyn-Smith  
SIO 203C 5 Introduction to Applied Mathematics III     Young
SIO 204 4 Acoustics   Buckingham  
SIO 206   Land Surface Hydrology      
SIO 207A   Fundamentals of Digital Signal Processing      
SIO 207B 4 Digital Signal Processing I   Hodgkiss  
SIO 207C   Digital Signal Processing II      
SIO 208 1 Seminar in Applied Ocean Sciences TBD TBD TBD
SIO 209 4 Special Topics: Climate Change in Four Dimensions: Scientific, Policy, International, and Social     TBD
SIO 209 2 Special Topics: Community Based Science Werner Werner Werner
SIO 209 2 Special Topics: Cruise off Sumatra   Chadwell  
SIO 209 4 Special Topics: Global Warming Dynamics   Xie  
SIO 209 1 Special Topics: IPCC Seminar Talley    
SIO 209 2 Special Topics: Lectures in Sustainability Science     Ramanathan
SIO 209 1 Special Topics: Paleoclimate Seminar Severinghaus   Severinghaus
SIO 209 1 Special Topics: Peak Oil: Upcoming Energy Mess Sclater    
SIO 210 4 Physical Oceanography Talley    
SIO 211A 4 Ocean Waves I   Hendershott  
SIO 211B 4 Ocean Waves II     Melville
SIO 212A 4 Geophysical Fluid Dynamics I   MacKinnon / Eisenman  
SIO 212B 5 Geophysical Fluid Dynamics II     Cessi
SIO 213   Turbulence and Mixing      
SIO 214A 4 Introduction to Fluid Mechanics Hendershott / Giddings    
SIO 214B 4 Environmental Fluid Dynamics Armi    
SIO 215A   Applied Mathematics for Oceanographers I      
SIO 215B   Applied Mathematics for Oceanographers II      
SIO 215C   Applied Mathematics for Oceanographers III      
SIO 216 4 Introduction to the Physics of Complex Systems   Werner  
SIO 217A 4 Atmospheric and Climate Sciences I Russell    
SIO 217B 4 Atmospheric and Climate Sciences II   Eisenman  
SIO 217C 4 Atmospheric and Climate Sciences III     J Norris
SIO 218 4 Cloud Dynamics and Climate J Norris    
SIO 218A 4 Observational Methods     Send
SIO 218B 4 Practical Methods at Sea     Send
SIO 219 4 Special Topics in Physical Oceanography: Estuarine Processes   Giddings  
SIO 219 1 Special Topics in Physical Oceanography: Observational Oceanography Seminar MacKinnon Talley Feddersen
SIO 219 4 Special Topics in Physical Oceanography: Observations of Small-Scale Processes Alford    
SIO 219 1 Special Topics in Physical Oceanography: Theoretical Oceanography Seminar Cessi   Young
SIO 220 4 Observations of Large-Scale Ocean Circulation     Roemmich
SIO 221A 4 Analysis of Physical Oceanographic Data (A) Pinkel    
SIO 221B 4 Analysis of Physical Oceanographic Data (B)   Rudnick  
SIO 221C 4 Data Analysis Laboratory Gille    
SIO 222 4 Underwater Bioacoustics      
SIO 223A 4 Geophysical Data Analysis I      
SIO 223B 4 Geophysical Data Analysis II     Agnew
SIO 224 4 Internal Constitution of the Earth     Masters / Stegman
SIO 225 4 Physics of Earth Materials Fialko    
SIO 226 4 Introduction to Marine Geophysics   Dorman / Chadwell  
SIO 227A 4 Introduction to Seismology   Shearer  
SIO 227B 4 Advanced Seismology I     Masters
SIO 227C 4 Advanced Seismology II     Orcutt
SIO 228 2 Research Seminar Castillo Castillo Castillo
SIO 229 4 Gravity and Geomagnetism   Borsa / C Constable  
SIO 230 4 Introduction to Inverse Theory C Constable    
SIO 231 4 Introduction to EM Methods in Geophysics      
SIO 232 2 Ethical and Professional Science S Constable / C Constable   S Constable / C Constable
SIO 233 4 Introduction to Computing at SIO Orcutt    
SIO 234 4 Geodynamics Sandwell    
SIO 235 4 Ocean Atmosphere Interaction     Xie
SIO 236 4 Satellite Remote Sensing     Sandwell / Fricker
SIO 237A 4 Introduction to Ocean Optics     Stramski
SIO 237B 4 Ocean Color Remote Sensing      
SIO 237C 2 Optical-Biological Interactions in the Ocean      
SIO 239 2 Special Topics in Geophysics: Field Methods for Geophysicists      
SIO 239 1 Special Topics in Geophysics: Geophysics Research Discussion Brown / Stegman Brown / Stegman Brown / Stegman
SIO 239 2 Special Topics in Geophysics: Space Geodesy   Fialko / Sandwell  
SIO 240 4 Marine Geology   Gee / Charles  
SIO 241 4 Advanced Signal Processing     Kuperman
SIO 242A 4 Marine Biotechnology I: Tools and Methods      
SIO 242B 4 Marine Biotechnology II: Applications      
SIO 243 4 Marine Paleoecology      
SIO 244 4 Shape and Structure of the Ocean Floor   Lonsdale  
SIO 245 4 Marine Sediments-Paleo Proxies     Kastner
SIO 246 4 Global Tectonics and Basin Formation      
SIO 247 4 Rock Magnetism and Paleomagnetism   Tauxe  
SIO 248 6 Evolution of Earth's Biosphere      
SIO 249 4        
SIO 251 4 Whole Earth Geochemistry     Hilton
SIO 252A 4 Introduction to Isotope Geochemistry   Severinghaus / Castillo  
SIO 252B 4 Advanced Isotope Geochemistry I      
SIO 252C 4 Advanced Isotope Geochemistry II      
SIO 253 4 Interactions of Oceanic Plates and the California Margin Lonsdale    
SIO 254 4 Science of Climate Change     Ramanathan
SIO 255 6 Paleobiology and History of Life R Norris    
SIO 255A 3 Topics in Paleobiology and History of Life R Norris    
SIO 257 4 Seminar in Petrology      
SIO 260 4 Marine Chemistry   Aluwihare / Dickson  
SIO 261 4 Nearshore Physical Oceanography     Feddersen
SIO 262 1 Marine Chemical Biology Seminar      
SIO 263 4 Aqueous Chemistry Dickson    
SIO 267 4 Biogeochemistry     Severinghaus / Keeling
SIO 268   Seminar in Geochemistry and Marine Chemistry      
SIO 269 4 Special Topics in Marine Chemistry     Aluwihare / Barbeau
SIO 269 4 Special Topics in Marine Chemistry: Collaborative Biogeochemical Research in Near-Shore Environments   Andersson  
SIO 269 4 Special Topics in Marine Chemistry: Instrumental Methods   Martz  
SIO 270 4 Pelagic Ecology     A Allen / Ohman
SIO 270A 4 Fisheries Oceanography      
SIO 271 5 Marine Zooplankton   Ohman  
SIO 272 4 Advanced Statistical Techniques   Sandin  
SIO 273 2 Professional Ethics in Science   Dayton  
SIO 275A 4 Benthic Ecology      
SIO 275B 6 Natural History of Coastal Habitats      
SIO 276 4 Quantitative Theory of Populations and Communities Sugihara    
SIO 276L 4 Quantitative Ecology Project Lab   Sugihara  
SIO 277 4 Deep-Sea Biology      
SIO 278 2 Seminar in Ocean Biosciences: Marine Cell Biology Hamdoun    
SIO 278 2 Seminar in Ocean Biosciences: Foodwebs at the Landscape   Leichter  
SIO 278 2 Seminar in Ocean Biosciences:   Morin  
SIO 278 2 Seminar in Ocean Biosciences: Phytoplankton Omics     Palenik
SIO 278 2 Seminar in Ocean Biosciences: Sea Technology in BO     Checkley
SIO 279 4 Special Topics in Biological Oceanography: Computer-Intensity Statistics      
SIO 280 4 Biological Oceanography Checkley / Levin    
SIO 281 4 Environmental Physiology and Biochemistry of Marine Organisms Tresguerres    
SIO 282 4 Phytoplankton Diversity      
SIO 283 5 Phycology: Marine Plant Biology      
SIO 284 6 Marine Invertebrates   Rouse  
SIO 285 4 Physical-Biological Interactions     Franks
SIO 286 4 Marine Science, Economics and Policy: Approaches to Marine Conservation   Aburto / Doukakis-Leslie  
SIO 286 4 Marine Science, Economics and Policy: Marine Law Mengerink    
SIO 286 4 Marine Science, Economics and Poilcy: Wetlands Ecology and Conservation   Levin  
SIO 287B 4 Microbial Physiology      
SIO 288 4 Marine Microbial Laboratory      
SIO 289 4 Pollution, Environment, and Health Hamdoun    
SIO 290 4 Marine Biology   Holland Holland
SIO 291 2 Biology Graduate Research Presentations Hughes   Hughes / Taylor
SIO 292 4 Communicating Science to Informal Audiences   Haymet  
SIO 293 6 Applications of Phylogenetics      
SIO 294 5 Biology of Fishes     Hastings
SIO 296 4 Special Topics in Marine Biology: Cellular Targets of Marine Natural Products Hughes    
SIO 296 2 Special Topics in Marine Biology: Chemical Biology Graduate Research Presentations Hughes Moore  
SIO 296 4 Special Topics in Marine Biology: Organizational Leadership Shaffer    
SIO 296 4 Special Topics in Marine Biology: Marine Chemical Ecology   Fenical  
SIO 296 4 Special Topics in Marine Biology: Ocean Acidification   Andersson  
SIO 297 1 Marine Biology Seminar Palenik Semmens Norris, J. ,

 

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