Graduate Programs

Spring 2014 Course and Curriculum

SPRING 2014 COURSE AND CURRICULUM
REVISED    
1/8/2014

Classes Begin: January 13,  2014
Classes End: April 25, 2014
Final Exams: April 30-May 7, 2014

APPLIED MARINE PHYSICS

COURSE SEC COURSE NAME CR DAYS TIME ROOM INSTR.
AMP 531 09 Ocean Measurements 3 TR 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm MSC 125 DeFerrari, H.
AMP 542 03 Physics of Remote Sensing- II Active Systems 3 WF 3:00pm-4:15pm MSC 125 Romeiser, Graber , Minnett
AMP 551 20 Applied Ocean Acoustics and Marine Mammals 3 MW 3:00pm-4:15p.m MSC 125 DeFerrari
AMP 536 04 Modeling of Physical-Biological Interactions 3 MW 10:30am-11:45am MSC 125 Paris, Olascoaga
AMP 690 03 Mechanics and Thermodynamics of the Air-Sea Interface 3 TR 10:30am-11:45am MSC 125 Haus,Graber
AMP 694 01 Poroelastic Media 3 WF 1:30PM-2:45PM 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 ARR ARR ARR Hansell, D
MAC 605 01 Chemical Oceanography 3 MW 11:45p.m-12:45p.m S/A 236 Fine, R
MAC 670 01 Seminar in MAC 1 W 1:30 – 2:45 pm Seminar Room SA 103 Riemer,
MAC 710 01 Master’s Thesis 1 -  6 ARR ARR ARR Riemer
MAC 720 01 Research in Residence 0 ARR ARR ARR Riemer
MAC 730 01 Doctoral Dissertation 1 -12 ARR ARR ARR Riemer

MARINE AFFAIRS AND POLICY

COURSE SEC COURSE NAME CR DAYS TIME ROOM INSTR.  
MAF 501 09 Political Ecology of Resource Management 3 T R 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm MAF Conf Room SG 116 Meltzoff  
MAF 504 01 Fieldwork in Coastal Management 3 W 6:25 pm – 8:55 pm ARR Suman Panama Travel dates: 
March 6-16
Fees:  $1200
MAF 505 01 Fieldwork in Coastal Cultures 3 ARR ARR ARR Meltzoff Bonaire Travel dates:  March 6-16
Fees:  $1100, plus airfare
MAF 506 01 Fieldwork in Political Ecology 3 ARR ARR ARR Meltzoff Bonaire Travel dates:  March 8-16
Fees:  $1100, plus airfare
MAF 510 32 Environmental Policy & the Environmental Impact Statement 3 TR 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm MAF Conf. Room SG116 Suman  
MAF 513 04 Aquaculture Management II 3 M W 10:30 am- 11:45 am S/A114 Benetti  
MAF 516 03 Ocean Policy and Development and Analysis 3 T R 10: 30 am- 11:45 am MSC 343 Manoj Shivlani  
MAF 518 66 Coastal Zone Management (Spanish section) 3 TR 12:00pm-1:45p.m MSC 343 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 4:30 pm- 5:45 pm S/A 236 Gifford  
MAF 530 30 Port Operations 3 MW 4:30 pm- 5:45 pm SA 236 Stribling  
MAF 560 06 Intro to GIS 3 M W 9:00 am – 10:15 am MSC 343 Estevanez  
MAF 561 01 GIS lab 0 W 9:00am-10:15am MSC 343 Estevanez  
MAF 561 02 GIS lab 0 W 9:00am-10:15am MSC 329 Estevanez  
MAF 562 10 Intro to Spatial Analysis 3 M W 1:30 pm-2:45 pm MSC 343 Estevanez  
MAF 570 01 Conservation and  Management of Marine Mammals 3

TR  

 

 F

1:30pm-2:45pm

 

9:00am-1:00pm

S/A 120

 

MAF Conf. Room SG 116

Sweeney, Richardson

 

Jill Richardson

 

Preference will be given to MPS students; permission from instructor

MAF 576 05 Sustainable Energy Science 3 ARR ARR ARR Christopher Maxey Course taught in Eleuthera, Bahamas
MAF 577 05 Island Food Security and the Global Economy 3 ARR ARR ARR Christopher Maxey Course taught in Eleuthera, Bahamas
MAF 578 05 A History of Seafaring 3 TR 9:00 am – 10:15 am RSMAS Library Rare Book room Mike Beach  
MAF 579 65 Marine Conservation Outreach 3 TR 4:30p.m - 5:45p.m MSC 343 James Byrne  
MAF 580 65 Management of Marine Res. In the Bahamas 3 ARR ARR ARR Aaron Schultz Course taught in Eleuthera, Bahamas
MAF 581 65 Sustainable Design and Human Ecology 3 ARR ARR ARR Christopher Maxey Course taught in Eleuthera, Bahamas
MAF 582 65 Exploration Technology and Media 3 MW 12:00p.m - 1:15p.m S/A 114 Haywood  
MAF 583 65 Biology, Ecology and Management of Mangroves 3 TR 4:30p.m-5:45p.m S/A 114 Rafael Araujo  
MAF 610 34 International Ocean Law and Governance 3 M W 3:00 pm-4:15 pm  MSC 343 Shivlani  
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  
MAF 725 01 Master’s Study 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 9:00 am- 10:15 am S/A 120 Zaias, J  Preference will be given to MPS students.
MBF 518 09 Ecology and Physiology of Coral Reef Systems 3 T R 1:30pm-2:45pm SA 114 Baker  
MBF 521 01 Field Techniques And Instrumentation In Tropical Marine Ecology 3 R     F 3:00 pm-4:15 pm   9:00 am – 12:00 pm  SA 114       SA 114 Langdon, D’Alessandro, Thomas MPS status/Preference will be given to MPS students.
                 
MBF 545 06 Fisheries Sampling and Analysis 3 MW 9:00 am- 10:15 am S/A 114 Ehrhardt MBF 508 or permission from instructor . Preference will be given to MPS students
MBF 546 10 Fisheries Population Biology 3 MW 1:30 pm- 2:45 pm SA 114 Ehrhardt MBF 508 or permission from instructor . Preference will be given to MPS students.
MBF 555 10 Graduate Physiology 3 MW  3:00pm-4:15pm S/A 114 Oleksiak, Crawford, Fieber, McDonald  
MBF 577 01 Management and Conservation of Marine Ecosystems 3 TR 10:30a.m - 11:45a.m S/A 236 Die  
MBF 602 01 Biological Oceanography Seminar 1 F 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm 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 TR 9:00 am- 10:15 am S/A 236 Die MBF 508, 510, or Permission of Instructor.
MBF 616 03 Bayesian Statistics 3 TR 10:30am - 11:45am S/A 114 Babcock MBF 508,RSM 512 or equivalent
MBF/RSM 680 03 Directed Readings: Current topics in Coral Reef 1 ARR ARR Library Media Room Bakun  
MBF 690 20 Advanced Measurement 3 MW 12pm-1:15 pm ARR Thomas MBF 590
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 511 03 Earth Surface Systems 3  T R 10:30am-11:45am MGG Conf Room N351 Eberli  
MGG 514 10 Geophysics 3 MW 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm MGG Conf Room N351 Lin  
MGG 541 01 Field Evaluation of Fossil Platforms, Margins and Basins 2 ARR ARR ARR Eberli, McNeill, Swart, Klaus Field location: TBA
MGG 583 01 Scanning Electron Microscopy 2 F 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm CG campus Blackwelder  
MGG 601 01 Seminar in MGG 1 T 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CIMAS Conf. Room 301 Pourmand  
                 
MGG 622 32 Geophysical Inverse Theory 3 W 9:00am-12:00noon MGG Conf. Room N351 Amelung  
MGG 676 05 Paleoclimatology 3 TR 9:00 am – 10:15 am MGG Conf Room N351 Peterson  
MGG 710 01 Master’s Thesis 1-6 ARR ARR ARR Becker  
MGG 720 01 Research in Residence 0 ARR ARR ARR Becker  
MGG 730 01 Doctoral Dissertation 1-12 ARR ARR ARR Becker  

METEOROLOGY AND PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY

COURSE SEC COURSE NAME CR DAYS TIME ROOM INSTR
MPO 524 03 Applied Data Analysis 3 T R 10:30am-11:45am MSC 329 Mapes
MPO 532 33 Broadcast Meteorology 3 W 6:25pm-9:35 pm WCB 1008 (StudioB) Setzer, C.
  32 Mesoscale Meteorology 3 M W 10:30am-11:45am MSC 365 Mapes
  01 Scientific Programming in the Physical Sciences 3 T R 3:30pm-4:45pm Ungar 301 Iskandarani
  01 Topics in Climate Dynamics 1 M 3:00pm-4:00pm MSC 365 Clement
MPO 601 01 Seminars in Meteorology and Physical Oceanography 1 W 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Seminar Room Kamenkovich
MPO 611 10 Geophysical Fluid Dynamics II 3 MW 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm MSC 329 Kamenkovich
MPO 612 09 Large Scale Ocean Circulation:  Models and Observations 3 T R 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm MSC 329 Johns
MPO 623 03 Statistical Analysis of Geophysical Data 3 T R 9:00am-10:15am MSC 329 Leaman
MPO 634 01 Cloud Physics and Radiative Transfer 3 MR 12:00p.m-1:30p.m MSC 329 Zuidema
               
MPO 665 10 General Circulation  of the Atmosphere 3 M W 12:00 pm- 1:15 pm MSC 329 Kirtman
MPO 705 01 Special Project 1 – 6 ARR ARR ARR Clement
MPO 720 01 Research in Residence 0 ARR ARR ARR Clement
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-10:30 pm Cimas Conf room 301   CG pool Riera-Gomez Permission from instructor Notes: This class involves weekend open water dives and an international spring break field trip, which will require additional fees.
RSM 545 34 Scientific Communication 0 F   4:00pm-5:30pm Auditorium   TBA MPS status or permission from Instructor. Preference will be given to MPS students. Class dates: 1/18, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 3/1, 3/8, 3/22, 4/5, 4 /12, 4/19
RSM 567 01 MOCC 1 ARR ARR ARR D’Alessandro  
RSM 600 01 Research Ethics 0 ARR ARR ARR Cushman  
RSM 620 01 Object-Oriented Programming and Agent-Based Modelling 3 MW 10:30 am – 12:00 pm ARR McManus, J  
RSM 671 01 Educational training III 1 ARR ARR ARR Croswell/Clement