This activity aims to setup an online education portal for STEM areas that provides competitive, cutting-edge skills necessary for pre-college and college students in Kenya to access the higher education market worldwide.

Course Instructor: Prof. Bill Landing

(Assistant Instructor: Dr. Ben Mwashote)

Email: wlanding@fsu.edu & mwashote@fo-pu.org
Work Phone             850-644-6037
Office Location   FSU -327OSB & 329OSB

The reading assignments and due dates listed below are subject to change. Students are expected to come to class prepared to discuss the assigned reading.

An Introduction to the Chemistry of the Sea, Michael E.Q. Pilson

Aug

28

First   Day/Introduction

HW#1 assigned

 

Aug

30

Chapter   1/Introduction

 

 

Sep

4

Chapter   2/Water in Seawater

HW#2 assigned

HW#1 due

 

6

 

 

 

 

11

Chapter   3/Salinity etc.

 

 

 

13

 

 

 

 

18

Chapter   4/Major Constituents

HW#3 assigned

HW#2 due

 

20

 

 

 

 

25

Chapter   5/Simple Gases

 

 

 

27

 

 

 

Oct

2

Chapter   6/Salts in Solution

HW#4 assigned

HW#3 due

 

4

 

 

 

 

9

Chapter   7/Carbon Dioxide

 

 

 

11

 

 

Research Topics Due

 

16

Chapter   8/Nutrients

HW#5 assigned

HW#4 due

 

18

 

 

 

 

23

Chapter   9/Trace Metals

 

WHOI meeting

 

25

 

 

WHOI meeting

 

30

Chapter   10/Radioactive Clocks

HW#6 assigned

HW#5 due

Nov

1

 

 

 

 

6

Chapter   11/Organic Matter

 

 

 

8

 

 

 

 

13

Chapter   12/Anoxic Environments

HW#7 assigned

HW#6 due

 

15

 

 

Rio Meeting

 

20

Chapter   13/Boundary Exchange

 

 

 

22

Thanksgiving Day holiday

 

 

 

27

Chapter   14/Extraction

HW#8 assigned

HW#7 due

 

29

 

 

 

Dec

4

Chapter   15/Geochemical history

 

Research Papers Due

 

6

 

 

HW#8 due

 

11

Finals   Week

 

 

 

13

Finals   Week

 

 

 

 

Time: T, R 12:30-1:45PM Place: 327 OSB

Instructor Office Office Hours Phone EMAIL

Instructor: Prof. William Landing; 325 OSB Tue, Thu 12:30-1:45PM 644-6037 wlanding@fsu.edu

Assist Instructor: Dr. Benjamin Mwashote; mwashote@ocean.fsu.edu; mwashote@fo-pu.org

Required Text: “Dire Predictions: Understanding Global Warming”, Michael E. Mann and Lee R. Kump, ISBN: 9780136044352