UTEP GEOL 5215 - GEOL 5215 Syllabus (5 pages)

Previewing pages 1, 2 of 5 page document View the full content.
View Full Document

GEOL 5215 Syllabus



Previewing pages 1, 2 of actual document.

View the full content.
View Full Document
View Full Document

GEOL 5215 Syllabus

37 views

Syllabus


Pages:
5
School:
The University of Texas at El Paso
Course:
Geol 5215 - Selected Topics in Geol Scienc

Unformatted text preview:

http www geo utep edu pub bkonter geol 5215 GEOL 5215 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN THE GEOSCIENCES FALL 2008 INSTRUCTOR Dr Bridget Konter OFFICE GEOL 305 OFFICE HOURS Mondays Tuesdays 3 4 or by appointment PHONE 747 6118 EMAIL brkonter utep edu WEBPAGE http www geo utep edu pub bkonter COURSE LECTURE DAY TIME Thursdays 8 30 10 20 LOCATION GEOL 4th floor computer lab COURSE REF NUMBER 11511 and 15796 COURSE DESCRIPTION This course will consist of weekly lectures and hands on computer exercises designed to expose you to common software and computational methods frequently utilized in the geological sciences Lecture topics will include introductory Unix applications webpage design general MS Office and Adobe suite tips tricks and computational techniques using MATLAB GMT and visualization Fledermaus GRASS software The course will also focus on the development and presentation of 2 projects 1 Software Manual Project and 2 Visualization Project For the Software Sw Manual Project you will be required to write a user s manual for a software package of your choosing For the Visualization Project you will be required don t worry it will be fun to develop a visualization scene a 3 D interactive map of a research area of your choosing WEEK DATES 1 Aug 28 LECTURE TOPIC DUE DATES ETC Intro to Department Computing 2 Sep 4 Unix basics 3 Sep 11 Word Data Processing 4 Sep 18 Presenting and Publishing 5 Sep 25 MATLAB 6 Oct 2 GMT 7 Oct 9 Sw Manual work day 8 Oct 16 Visualization I Fledermaus 9 Oct 23 Visualization II GRASS Visualization outline due 10 Oct 30 Surfer 1st draft Sw Manuals due 11 Nov 6 Google Earth ARC GIS Sw Manual critiques due 12 Nov 13 Sw Manual presentations 13 Nov 20 Visualization project work day Final Sw Manual due 14 Nov 27 Thanksgiving Holiday No Class 15 Dec 4 16 Dec 11 Project topics 2 due Sw Manual outline due GSA week Visualization presentations Finals week No Class http www geo utep edu pub bkonter geol 5215 GEOL 5215 CLASS WEBSITE http www geo utep edu pub



View Full Document

Access the best Study Guides, Lecture Notes and Practice Exams

Loading Unlocking...
Login

Join to view GEOL 5215 Syllabus and access 3M+ class-specific study document.

or
We will never post anything without your permission.
Don't have an account?
Sign Up

Join to view GEOL 5215 Syllabus and access 3M+ class-specific study document.

or

By creating an account you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use

Already a member?