Schedule of lectures and corresponding chapters in the textbook:

Week Subject

Chapter(s)

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Introduction to course,

Geology as a Science,

Metric System ,

Marine Option Program (MOP),

Structure of the Earth

 

-

-

-

-

-

1

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

Structure of the Earth (continued)

Plate Tectonics

1

 

 

 

18

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate Tectonics (continued)

Hot spot/midplate volcanoes

Schematic of the Hawaiian Hot Spot

Geography of Hawaiian Volcanoes

18

 

 

 

18

 

2

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Structure of Hawaiian Volcanoes

Rocks and Minerals

Extrusive and Intrusive Igneous Rocks

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

4

 

 

2

 

5

 

 

Extrusive and Intrusive Igneous Rocks (continued)

Extrusive Igneous Rocks: Lava Flows

 

2, 3

3

 

 

6

 

 

Extrusive Igneous Rocks: Pyroclastic Debris and Rocks

Hawaiian-type Eruptions

 

2,3

3

 

7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Predicting Hawaiian Eruptions

Types and Classification of Igneous Rocks ;

Formation and Crystallization of Igneous Rocks

 

3,7

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

8

 

 

 

Types of Eruptions

Review

Midterm Examination

 

7

1-4, 7, 18

1-4, 7, 18

 

9

 

 

 

 

Types of Eruption

 

 

 

 

7

 

10

 

Stages of Hawaiian Volcanism and Island Evolution

 

6

 

11

 

 

Geologic History of Oahu

Mechanical and Chemical Weathering

 

6

8

 

12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hydrologic Cycle

Ground Water

 

10, 11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10, 11

 

13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mass Wasting; Aeolian Processes

Glaciers, glaciation and se-level changes

Landscape Evolution;

Geomorphic Cycle

 

9

 

 

12

 

 

13

 

 

 

10

 

14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rock Cycle

Absolute and Relative Dating

 

12 - 14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16

 

15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Age of the Hawaiian Islands

Geologic Time

Volcanic Hazards: Identification, management, Mitigation

 

 

 

 

 

16

 

 

 

 

 

 

16

17

 

16

 

Volcanic Hazards: Identification, Management, Mitigation (continued)

 

17

 

  Note: Chapter numbers according to those in the 2nd edition of Volcanoes in the Sea; schedule of lectures is tentative and likely will change as geologic events occur during the semester.

 

 

 

 

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