Graduate Programs

Spring 2011 Course and Curriculum

REVISED 11/12/10

Classes Begin: January 18, 2011
Classes End: April 30, 2011
Final Exams: May 5 - May 12, 2011

APPLIED MARINE PHYSICS

COURSE SEC COURSE NAME CR DAYS TIME ROOM INSTR.
AMP 531 QR Ocean Measurements 3 TR 1:30pm–2:45pm MSC 125 DeFerrari, H.
AMP 553 CD Modeling of Physical-Biological Interactions 3 MW 10:30am–11:45am MSC 343 Paris-Limouzy and Olascoaga
AMP 509 Q Coastal Physics and Engineering 3 TR 12:30pm-1:45pm MPC 102 (main campus) Reniers, A and Van de Kreeke
AMP 650/MPO 650 RS Coastal Ocean Circulation 3 TR 3:00pm-4:15pm MSC 329 Haus, Reniers, Kourafalou
AMP 690 DE Mechanics and Thermodynamics of the Air-Sea Interface 3 MW 12:00pm-1:15pm MSC 125 Haus, B. and Graber, H.
AMP 694 FG Coastal Sediment transport and morphodynamic modeling 3 MW 1:30pm-2:45pm MSC 125 Reniers
AMP 705 01 Special Project 1-6 ARR ARR ARR Reniers
AMP 710 01 Master’s Thesis 1 –6 ARR ARR ARR Reniers
AMP 720 01 Research in Residence 0 ARR ARR ARR Reniers
AMP 730 01 Doctoral Dissertation 1-12 ARR ARR ARR Reniers
AMP 750 01 Research in Residence 0 ARR ARR ARR Reniers

MARINE AND ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY

COURSE SEC COURSE NAME CR DAYS TIME ROOM INSTR.
MAC 560 OP Tropospheric Chemistry I 3 TR 10:30am-11:45am MAC conference room Reimer
MAC 605 FG Chemical Oceanography 3 MW   2:30pm–3:45pm Rare Book Room Fine, R.
MAC 650 NO Reaction Kinetics and Molecular Dynamics 3 TR 9:00am–10:15am S/A 236 Hynes
MAC 670 01 Seminar in MAC 1 W 1:30–2:30pm Seminar Room Fine, R.
MAC 705 01 Special Report 1 –6 ARR ARR ARR Fine
MAC 710 01 Master’s Thesis 1 -  6 ARR ARR ARR Fine
MAC 720 01 Research in Residence 0 ARR ARR ARR Fine
MAC 730 01 Doctoral Dissertation 1 -12 ARR ARR ARR Fine
MAC 750 01 Research in Residence 0 ARR ARR ARR Fine

MARINE AFFAIRS AND POLICY

COURSE SEC COURSE NAME CR DAYS TIME ROOM INSTR.  
MAF 501 QR Political Ecology of Resource Management 3 T R 1:30pm–2:45pm MAF Conf Room Meltzoff  
MAF 504 KY Fieldwork in Coastal Manangement 3 W 6:25pm–9:05pm GPC X06 Suman Travel dates:  March 11-19, 2011 To Bocas Del Toro, Panama Fees:  $1200
MAF 505 01 Fieldwork in Coastal Cultures 3 ARR ARR ARR Meltzoff Travel dates: March 11-20, 2011
To Exuma Cays, Bahamas
Fees: $1400
MAF 506 01 Fieldwork in Political Ecology 3 ARR ARR ARR Meltzoff Travel dates: March 11-20, 2011
To Exuma Cays, Bahamas
Fees: $1400
MAF 510 RS Environmental Policy & the Environmental Impact Statement 3 TR 3:00pm–4:15pm S/A 114 Suman  
MAF 513 CD Aquaculture Management II 3 M W 10:30am-11:45am S/A114 Benetti  
MAF 516 OP Ocean Policy and Development and Analysis 3 T R 10:30am-11:45am MAF Conf room McManus, Liana  
MAF 518 ST Coastal Zone Management 3 TR 12:15pm-1:30pm S/A 114 Suman  
MAF 526 ST Marine Cultural Resource Management 3 T R 4:30pm-5:45pm MAF Conf Room Gifford  
MAF 562 BC Intro to Spatial Analysis 3 M W 9:00am–10:15am NCORE Conf Rm Estevanez  
MAF 570 DE Conservation and  Management of Marine Mammals 3 MW     F 1:00pm-2:15pm   11:00am-12:00pm MAF Conf Room   Richardson  
MAF 610 GH International Ocean Law 3 M W 3:00pm-4:15pm S/A114 Moreno  
MAF 705 01 M.A. Internship 1 - 6 ARR ARR ARR Estevanez  
MAF 710 01 Master's Thesis 1 - 6 ARR ARR ARR Estevanez  
MAF 720 01 MS Research in Residence 0 ARR ARR ARR Estevanez  

MARINE BIOLOGY AND FISHERIES

COURSEE SEC COURSE NAME CR DAYS TIME ROOM INSTR
MBF 505 NO Marine Mammal Disease and Medicine 3 TR 8:30am-9:50am S/A 120 Zaias, J MBF 504 or MSC/BBIL 350 or permission from instructor
MBF 514 01 Tropical Marine Biology : A field course 3 ARR ARR ARR Gruber Special Dates:  Jan. 6-15, 2010 Lab fee $795
MBF 518 QR Ecology and Physiology of Corals 3 TR 1:30pm-2:45pm S/A 120 Glynn  
MBF 521 01 Field Techniques And Instrumentation In Tropical Marine Ecology 3 R     F 10:30am-11:45am   9:00am–12:00pm S/A 236     S/A 236 Langdon MPS status
MBF 539 01 Ocean Productivity 3 TR 12:00pm-1:15pm S/A 120 Hitchcock  
MBF 545 BC Fisheries Sampling and Analysis 3 MW 9:00am-10:15am S/A 114 Ehrhardt MBF 508 or permission from instructor
MBF 546 FG Fisheries Population Biology 3 MW 1:30pm-2:45pm S/A 114 Ehrhardt MBF 508 or permission from instructor
MBF 555 FG Graduate Physiology 3 MW 1:30pm–2:45pm S/A 120 Oleksiak  
MBF 571 CD Fisheries Ecosystems: Management and Conservation 3 TR 11:00am-12:10pm S/A 114 Die, Babcock  
MBF 602 HJ Biological Oceanography Seminar 1 F 12:00pm–2:00PM Seminar Room Langdon  
MBF 607 RS Biochemical Toxicology 3 TR 12:00pm-2:00pm Rare Book Room Grosell  
MBF 610 OP Physical Environment of Marine Organisms 3 T R 10:30am-11:45am S/A 120 Bakun  
MBF 613 NO Marine Population Dynamics 3 TR 9:00am–10:15am S/A 114 Die  
MBF 705 01 Special Projects 1 - 6 ARR ARR ARR Oleksiak  
MBF 710 01 Master’s Thesis 1-6 ARR ARR ARR Oleksiak  
MBF 720 01 Research in Residence 0 ARR ARR ARR Oleksiak  
MBF 730 01 Doctoral Dissertation 1-12 ARR ARR ARR Oleksiak  
MBF 750 01 Research in Residence 0 ARR ARR ARR Oleksiak  

MARINE GEOLOGY AND GEOPHYSICS

COURSE SEC COURSE NAME CR DAYS TIME ROOM INSTR.  
MGG 514 FG Geophysics 3 MW 1:30pm–2:45pm MGG Conf Room Becker  
MGG 541 01 Field Evaluation of Fossil Platforms, Margins and Basins 2 ARR ARR ARR Eberli, McNeill, and Swart Travel dates:  March 11-18th, 2011 Field Trip Fee required - Dominican Republic Fees: TBA
MGG 583 01 Scanning Electron Microscopy 2 F 1:30pm–3:30pm CG campus Blackwelder  
MGG 601 01 Seminar in MGG 1 T 12:00pm–1:00pm CIMAS Conf Room Reid  
MGG 620 01 Radar Interferometry 3 W 9:00am-1:15pm MGG Conf Room Amelung  
MGG 661 RS Sedimentary Petrology 3 TR 3:00pm–4:15pm MGG Conf Room Reid  
MGG 672 OP Basin Analysis 3 TR 10:30am–11:45am MGG Conf Room Eberli  
MGG 676 NO Paleoclimatology 3 TR 9:00am–10:15am MGG Conf Room Peterson  
MGG 705 01 Special Report 1 –6 ARR ARR ARR Harrison  
MGG 710 01 Master’s Thesis 1-6 ARR ARR ARR Harrison  
MGG 720 01 Research in Residence 0 ARR ARR ARR Harrison  
MGG 730 01 Doctoral Dissertation 1-12 ARR ARR ARR Harrison  
MGG 750 01 Research in Residence 0 ARR ARR ARR Harrison  

METEOROLOGY AND PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY

COURSE SEC COURSE NAME CR DAYS TIME ROOM INSTR
MPO 532 KY Broadcast Meteorology 3 W 6:25pm-9:05pm WCB 1008 (StudioB) Berardelli, J
MPO 561 QR Tropical Atmosphere and Ocean 3 TR 1:30pm-2:45pm MSC 343 Zhang
MPO 581 GH Applied Data Analysis 3 MW 3:00pm-4:15pm MSC 329 Mapes
MPO 601 GH Seminars in Meteorology and Physical Oceanography 1 W 3:00pm–4:30pm Seminar Room Kamenkovich
MPO 611 FG Geophysical Fluid Dynamics II 3 MW 1:30pm–2:45pm MSC 329 Kamenkovich
MPO 612 QR Large Scale Ocean Circulation:  Models and Observations 3 T R 1:30pm–2:45pm MSC 329 Johns
MPO 615 OP Numerical Weather Prediction 3 TR 10:30am-11:45am MSC 343 Chen
MPO 623 NO Statistical Analysis of Geophysical Data 3 TR 9:00am–10:15am MSC 343 Leaman
MPO 624 PQ Statistical  Modeling of Geophysical Fields 3 TR 12:00pm–1:15pm MSC 343 Mariano
MPO 633 FG Marine Atmospheric Boundary Layer 3 MW 1:30pm-2:45pm MSC 343 Albrecht
AMP/MPO 650 RS Coastal Ocean Circulation 3 TR 3:00pm-4:15pm MSC 329 Haus, Kourafalou, Reniers  
MPO 663 CD Convective and Mesoscale Meteorology 3 MW 10:30am-11:45am MSC 329 Mapes
MPO 665 CD General Circulation  of the Atmosphere 3 M W 12:00pm-1:15pm MSC 329 Kirtman
MPO 672 BC Spectral and Finite element methods in Computational Fluid Dynamics 3 MW 9:00am–10:15am MSC 343 Iskandarani
MPO 673 OP Vortex Dynamics 3 TR 10:30am–11:45am MSC 329 Nolan
MPO 705 01 Special Project 1 – 6 ARR ARR ARR Clement
MPO 710 01 Master’s Thesis 1 - 4 ARR ARR ARR Clement
MPO 720 01 Research in Residence 0 ARR ARR ARR Clement
MPO 730 01 Doctoral Dissertation 1-12 ARR ARR ARR Clement
MPO 750 01 Research in Residence 0 ARR ARR ARR Clement

RSMAS GENERAL COURSES

COURSE SEC COURSE NAME CR DAYS TIME ROOM INSTR.  
RSM 500 01 Research Diving 3 MW   10:15am- 12:15pm   8:30pm-10:30pm MAF conference room   CG pool Riera-Gomez MPS status or permission from instructor
RSM 545 RS Scientific Communication 3 TR & F 4:15pm-5:30pm   2:00pm-4:00pm MSC 343   SA 120 Mann, A.  & Kirtman, B. MPS status or permission from instructor
RSM 570 RS Carbon and Climate 3 TR 3:00pm-4.15pm MSC125 Will Drennan  
RSM 572 01 Motorboat Operator Certification Course (MOCC) 1 ARR ARR ARR ARR  
RSM 600 01 Research Ethics 0 ARR ARR ARR Goodman  
RSM 620 CD Object Oriented Programming and Agent Based Modelling for Marine Scientists 3 MW 10:30am–11:45am NCORE 1st floor CIMAS McManus, John  
RSM 671 OP Lagrangian fluid dynamics and predictability 3 TR 10:30am-11:45am MSC125 Olascoaga, M.J. and Mariano, A.