OCG 327 TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES IN OCEANOGRAPHY

3 Hours/Week, 3 Credits

1. Laboratory: Demonstrate basic laboratory skills and knowledge of laboratory safety, Operate and calibrate various laboratory instruments. 2. Details about research vessel. 3. Traditional tools to observe ocean 4. Study location: Global Positioning System. 5. Sediment Sampling: Grab sampler, Corer. 6. Physical Oceanography Research Equipment: Thermometer, Salinometer, pH meter, CTD, Weather vane, Anemometer, Current Cross/ Current Meter, Tide gauge, Moored Buoys, Argo floats, Drifted Buoys, Satellite, Chemical Tracers/Dye. 7. Chemical Oceanography Research Equipment: Niskin and Nansen Bottle, Rosette, Hydrometer, Refractometer,, Eco-sounder/ Side scan sonar. 8. Plankton Sampler: Various types of net, Electronic microscope, Sedgwick rafter cell, dye, Petridis, slide. 9. Water Quality Parameter: DO meter, pH meter, Refractometer, Turbidity meter, Alkalinity meter, Electrical conductivity, Total hardness, Nutrient analysis. 10. Metal Detection: AAS, HPLC, EDXRF. 11. Physical Oceanography Software : ROMS, Delf3D, MIKE software, Ferret, Matlab, C+, Fortran, Arc GIS, Ocean data view. 12. Preservatives: Types, Use, level, limitation. Recommended Books 1. Oceanographic Instrumentation by Australian Oceanographic data center. 2. Tools in Fluvial Geomophology by G. Mathias Kondoff and Herve Piegay.