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Examination and evaluation of real-time oceanographic data on the internet

PRELIMINARY
Concepts/Data

I: TECTONICS
and OCEAN BASINS
Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics
Spreading Rates
CA Earthquakes
Volcanoes
Topography of the Ocean Floor
History of Ocean Basins

II: OCEANS/ ATMOSPHERIC GASES

III: OCEAN/
ATMOSPHERE DYNAMICS

IV: INTEGRATED TOPICS

 
PRELIMINARY EXERCISE

Oceanographic Concepts:

  • The principal aims of this assignment are:
    • to gain familiarization with key expressions and relationships.
    • to examine the definitions of various units.
    • to practise use of prefixes ad exponential notation.
    • to recognize the relationships between different units via conversions
    • to understand graphical representations of data sets.
    • to detemine the basis for latitude and longitude.
  • The exercise is accessible at the  oncourse website.

Oncourse instructions:
  • Enter oncourse , and enter your username and password and click log in.
  • There is a message about course announcements, click to continue.
  • A welcome banner appears with the name and details of the of the course BL GEOL G131 2726, Oceans & Our Global Environment. The oncource toolbar should be displayed at the top of the page.
  • Click on the tools button in the menu bar.
  • The menu now provides options listed under two headings "Course Tools" and "University Links and Resources." 
  • The "My Profile" link permits uploading of a photograph and personal information.
  • Exercises are located within "Oncourse Tests and Surveys (Student)."
  • Within "Oncourse Tests and Surveys (Student)" two icons appear:
    • a clipboard with a pencil link: "Take Test or Survey"
    • a clipboard with a magnifying glass link: "Review Test or Survey"
  • These links provides lists of tests to take or to review, and the facility to scroll through the exercise.


 

 
 
Oncourse >>

Information and Timetable:
  • This exercise was issued on September 9th.
  • 60 minutes is allotted to take the exercise.
  • The exercise can be taken multiple times.
  • Access to this exercise via oncourse will end at 12:05am on Tuesday, September 17th.


 

Required?
Due Date
Preliminary Exercise:
Oceanographic Concepts and Data
Yes
Sept. 16


 
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