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Winter/Spring - 2011

Instructors:
Daniel J. Repeta (DJR) drepeta@whoi.edu
(508) 289-2635 | Office: Watson 119

Jamie Becker, Teaching Assistant jbecker@whoi.edu
(508) 289-2835 | Office: Watson 115

Location:
MRF Conference Room, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
Grading:
Mid-term (15%)

Written & Oral presentation of NSF style proposal (40%)
-Outline (5%)
-Draft (5%)
-Final (30%)

Final Exam (30%)

Participation in class discussions (15%)

 Date  Day  Subject  Lecturer  Assignments
 February        
1 Tue

OC cycling-forms, inventory, fluxes, residence times

DJR  
 3 Thur DOM-measurement, global dist., res. times, sources/sinks DJR  
 8 Tue DOM sources and composition DJR  
 10 Thur DOM composition and organic nutrients
DJR  
 15 Tue Composition and organic nutrients
DJR  
 17 Thur Discussion: Dissolved organic matter cycling
DJR/Becker  
 22 Tue NO CLASS TODAY

 
 24 Thur CDOM/FDOM Bob Chen
 
         
 March        
 1 Tue Dissolved organic matter and the microbial loop Becker  
 3 Thur Terrestrial organic carbon in the marine environment Galy  
 8 Tue Particulate organic matter cycling in the water column
DJR  
 10 Thur

Carbon preservation in sediments

DJR Outline due
 15 Tue

Carbon preservation in sediments II

DJR/Becker  
 17 Thur

mid term

DJR/Becker
 
 22 Tue  NO CLASS TODAY

 
 24 Thur  NO CLASS TODAY
   
 29 Tue

Application of Biomarkers I:  alkenones

DJR  
 31 Thur Application of biomarkers to paleoclimate studies Hughen  
         
 April  
   
 5 Tue

Carbon stable isotopes

DJR  
 7 Thurs D/H isotopes and application of light isotopes    
 12 Tues

Lignin

DJR  
 14 Thurs

Class discussion

   
 19 Tue NO CLASS TODAY


 21 Thurs Membrane lipids
Popendorf  
 26 Tues Microbial cycling in anoxic sediments I DJR
First draft of proposal due
 28 Thurs

Microbial cycling in anoxic sediments II

DJR  
         
 May        
 3 Tue

Marine Natural Products

Mincer  
 5 Thur

Student Presentations

  Final proposal due
 10 Tue

Student Presentations

   
 12 Thur
Class Review
   
         


 

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