Seminar to introduce new GES majors to the research interests of GES faculty and the research facilities available within SOEST. Restricted to GES majors. CR/NC only. (Fall only) (Cross-listed as OCN 100)
Supports GES majors in producing a thesis proposal that outlines and describes the timeline, required resources, etc. of the degree-required project. CR/NC only. GES majors only. Sophomore standing or higher.
Dynamics and structure of the main types of severe weather (tropical cyclones, supercell storms, tornadoes, flash floods, hailstorms, fog, etc.); future changes due to climate change; risk assessment; severe weather in Hawai‘i. ATMO, GES, GG, GEO, GES, NREM, or OCN students only. A-F only. (Alt years: Spring) (Cross-listed as ATMO 304 and SUST 304) DP
(2-hr Lab) Laboratory to supplement GES 311. Quantitative aspects of global environmental change will be addressed through problem-solving and computer modeling. GES majors only. A-F only. Pre: 311, MATH 242, PHYS 170/170L, and CHEM 161/161L; or consent. (Fall only) (Cross-listed as OCN 319L)
Directed reading in earth system science, oceanography, or environmental science. Repeatable up to 6 credits. GES majors only. Pre: consent. (Cross-listed as OCN 399)
Lecture/discussion to provide instruction and experience in oral and written presentation of scientific results and material. GES majors only in their final semester. A-F only. Pre: consent. (Cross-listed as OCN 490)
Directed research in which the student carries out a scientific project of small to moderate scope with one or more chosen advisors. The student must complete a document in the style of a scientific journal article. Repeatable up to six credits. GES majors only. Pre: consent. (Cross-listed as OCN 499)