Graduate Programs

Spring 2012 Course and Curriculum

REVISED Jan 25, 2012

Classes Begin: January 17, 2012
Classes End: April 27, 2012
Final Exams: May 2 – May 9, 2012

APPLIED MARINE PHYSICS

COURSE SEC COURSE NAME CR DAYS TIME ROOM INSTR.
AMP 509 20 Coastal Physics and Engineering 3 MW 2:00pm-3:15pm MPC 102 (main campus) Reniers, A
AMP 531 09 Ocean Measurements 3 TR 1:30pm-2:45pm MSC 125 DeFerrari, H.
AMP 535 03 Intro to Underwater Acoustics 3 TR 10:30am-11:45am MSC 125 M. Brown  
AMP 650/MPO 650 32 Coastal Ocean Circulation 3 TR 3:00pm-4:15pm MSC 329 Haus, Reniers, Kourafalou
AMP 690 21 Mechanics and Thermodynamics of the Air-Sea Interface 3 MW 12:00pm-1:15pm MSC 125 Haus, B. and Graber, H.
AMP 694 03 Poroelastic Media 3 MW 10:30am-11:45am MSC 125 T. Yamamoto
AMP 710 01 Master’s Thesis 1 –6 ARR ARR ARR Olascoaga
AMP 720 01 Research in Residence 0 ARR ARR ARR Olascoaga
AMP 730 01 Doctoral Dissertation 1-12 ARR ARR ARR Olascoaga

MARINE AND ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY

COURSE SEC COURSE NAME CR DAYS TIME ROOM INSTR.
MAC 510 01 Biogeochemical Exploration of the Major Ocean Basins  3 TR 3:30-4:45pm  MAC conference room Hansell, D
MAC 560 03 Tropospheric Chemistry I 3 TR 10:30am-11:45am MAC conference room Reimer
MAC 605 01 Chemical Oceanography 3 MW   2:30pm-3:45pm MAC conference room Fine, R.
MAC 650 05 Reaction Kinetics and Molecular Dynamics 3 TR 9:00am-10:15am S/A 236 Hynes
MAC 670 01 Seminar in MAC 1 W 1:30pm-2:45pm Seminar Room Fine, R.
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

MARINE AFFAIRS AND POLICY

COURSE SEC COURSE NAME CR DAYS TIME ROOM INSTR.  
MAF 501 09 Political Ecology of Resource Management 3 T R 1:30pm-2:45pm MAF Conf Room Meltzoff  
MAF 504 01 Fieldwork in Coastal Manangement 3 W 6:25pm-9:05pm GPC XXX Suman Travel dates:  March 9-18, 2012 To Bocas Del Toro, Panama Fees:  $1100
MAF 505 01 Fieldwork in Coastal Cultures 3 ARR ARR ARR Meltzoff Travel dates:  March 11-18, 2012 To Exuma Cays, Bahamas Fees:  $1250
MAF 506 01 Fieldwork in Political Ecology 3 ARR ARR ARR Meltzoff Travel dates:  March 10-18, 2011 To Exuma Cays, Bahamas Fees:  $1250
MAF 510 32 Environmental Policy & the Environmental Impact Statement 3 TR 3:00pm-4:15pm MAF Conf Room Suman  
MAF 513 04 Aquaculture Management II 3 M W 10:30am-11:45am S/A114 Benetti  
MAF 516 03 Ocean Policy and Development and Analysis 3 T R 10:30am-11:45am MAF Conf room McManus, Liana  
MAF 518 66 Coastal Zone Management (Spanish section) 3 TBA TBA TBA Suman  
MAF 518 20 Coastal Zone Management 3 TR 12:00pm-1:15pm S/A 114 Suman  
MAF 526 40 Marine Cultural Resource Management 3 T R 4:30pm-5:45pm S/A 236 Gifford  
MAF 530 30 Port Operations 3 MW 4:30pm-5:45pm MAF Conf. Room Page Stribling  
MAF 560 06 Intro to GIS 3 M W 9:00am-10:15am SA 120 Estevanez  
MAF 562 10 Intro to Spatial Analysis 3 M W 1:30pm-2:45pm MSC 343 Estevanez  
MAF 570 01 Conservation and  Management of Marine Mammals 3 MW     F 4:30pm-5:45pm   8:00am-12:00pm MAF Conf Room   Richardson/Estevanez/Lewis  
MAF 578 05 A history of Seafaring 3 TR 9:00am-10:15am MAF Conf. Room Mike Beach  
MAF 579 65 Marine Conservation Outreach 3 F 1:00pm-4:00pm MAF Conf. Room James Byrne  
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 05 Marine Mammal Disease and Medicine 3 TR 9:00am-10:15am 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. 3-13, 2012 Lab fee $795
MBF 521 01 Field Techniques And Instrumentation In Tropical Marine Ecology 3 R     F 1:30pm-2:45pm
9:00am-12:00pm
S/A 236     S/A 236 Langdon MPS status
MBF 545 06 Fisheries Sampling and Analysis 3 MW 9:00am-10:15am S/A 114 Ehrhardt MBF 508 or permission from instructor
MBF 546 10 Fisheries Population Biology 3 MW 1:30pm-2:45pm S/A 236 Ehrhardt MBF 508 or permission from instructor
MBF 555 10 Graduate Physiology 3 MW 1:30pm-2:45pm S/A 114 Oleksiak  
MBF 571 01 Fisheries Ecosystems: Management and Conservation 3 TR 11:00am-12:15pm S/A 236 Die, Babcock  
MBF 586 34 Environmental Physiology of Fishes 3 TR 3:00pm-4:15pm S/A 114 Grosell  
MBF 590 05 Acoustic Measurement 3 MW 9:00am-10:15am S/A 236 Thomas  
MBF 602 01 Biological Oceanography Seminar 1 F 1:00pm-2:00pm Seminar Room Fieber  
MBF 610 20 Physical Environment of Marine Organisms 3 T R 12:00pm-1:15pm S/A 120 Bakun  
MBF 613 03 Marine Population Dynamics 3 MW 9:00am-10:15am   CIMAS Seminar Room Die  
MBF 672 05 Bayesian Statistics for Marine Scientist 3 TR 9:00am-10:15am S/A 114 Babcock  
MBF 673 01 Molecular Techniques for Marine Science 3 R   F 3:00pm-4:15pm 2:00pm-5:00pm   S/A 236   ARR D’alessandro, Esbaugh  
MBF 690 20 Advanced Measurement 3 MW 12pm-1:15pm S/A 114 Thomas  
MBF 705 01 Special Projects 1 - 6 ARR ARR ARR Richardson  
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  

MARINE GEOLOGY AND GEOPHYSICS

COURSE SEC COURSE NAME CR DAYS TIME ROOM INSTR.  
MGG 514 10 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, Swart, Klaus Death Valley, After AAPG (ends 25 April)
MGG 583 01 Scanning Electron Microscopy 2 F 1:30pm-3:30pm CG campus Blackwelder  
MGG 601 01 Seminar in MGG 1 W 12:00pm-1:00pm Seminar Room Pourmand  
MGG 662 03 Compartive Sedimentology 3 T R 10:30am-11:45am MGG Conf Room Eberli  
MGG 676 05 Paleoclimatology 3 T R 9:00am-10:15am MGG Conf Room Peterson  
MGG 677 01 Submarine Volcanism 3 W 9:00am-1:15pm MGG Conf Room Amelung  
MGG 682 01 Advanced Seismology 3 MW 1:30pm- 2:45pm TBA Lin  
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  

METEOROLOGY AND PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY

COURSE SEC COURSE NAME CR DAYS TIME ROOM INSTR
MPO 532 33 Broadcast Meteorology 3 W 6:25pm-9:05pm WCB 1008 (StudioB) Berardelli, J
MPO 581 03 Applied Data Analysis 3 TR 10:30am-11:45am MSC 329 Mapes
MPO 601 01 Seminars in Meteorology and Physical Oceanography 1 W 3:00pm-4:30pm Seminar Room Kamenkovich
MPO 611 10 Geophysical Fluid Dynamics II 3 MW 1:30pm-2:45pm MSC 329 Kamenkovich
MPO 612 09 Large Scale Ocean Circulation:  Models and Observations 3 T R 1:30pm-2:45pm MSC 329 Johns
MPO 624 20 Statistical  Modeling of Geophysical Fields 3 T R 9:30am-11:30am MSC 343 Mariano
MPO/AMP 650 32 Coastal Ocean Circulation 3 T R 3:00pm-4:15pm MSC 329 Haus, Kourafalou, Reniers  
MPO 665 10 General Circulation  of the Atmosphere 3 M W 12:00pm-1:15pm MSC 329 Kirtman
MPO 671 32 Physical Meteorology 3 MW 10:30am-11:45am MSC 329 Zuidema
MPO 672 06 Spectral and Finite element methods in Computational Fluid Dynamics 3 MW 9:00am-10:15am MSC 343 Iskandarani
MPO 674 05 Predictability 3 T R 9:00am-10:15am MSC 329 Majumdar
MPO 705 01 Special Project 1 – 6 ARR ARR ARR Soden
MPO 710 01 Master’s Thesis 1 - 4 ARR ARR ARR Clement
MPO 730 01 Doctoral Dissertation 1-12 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- 12:00pm   8:30pm-10:30pm Cimas Conf room   CG pool Riera-Gomez MPS status or permission from instructor
RSM 520 01 Climate and Society 3 T 1:30pm-4:00pm MPO Conf Room Clement, Bolson. J  
RSM 545 34 Scientific Communication 3 MW   3:00pm-4:15pm MSC 343     Baker, Riesewitz  
RSM 571 32 Polar Science 3 M
R
3:00pm-4:15pm
4:15pm-5:30pm
MSC 125 Minnett, Hansell  
RSM 600 01 Research Ethics 0 ARR ARR ARR Goodman  
RSM 620 01 Object-Oriented Programming and Agent-Based Modelling 3 MW 10:30am-12:00pm ARR McManus, J