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Sedona, Az.

Picture of Barbara out in the field

Joshua Tree, N.P.


La Jolla


Take time to laugh - It is the music of the soul.
--From An Old English Prayer

Central California and La Jolla Coasts


 

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Picture of a Push Pin Class Notices for Summer 2008:

- Oceanography-112: You were a terrific class!
Don't ever stop learning, seeking and exploring
our wonderful world!

> Last day to submit late materials: Noon: Sunday July 20, 2008.



This Week's Quote-to-Contemplate:
                             Picture of the Thinking Man

Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see the beauty, believe in them and try
to follow where they lead.

        -- Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) American Writer

 



                   Picture of a Countryside Rainbow

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American Flag Waving                   Ms. B. W. Batterson  

rotating earth

 
Science & Engineering
Geog-120, Geog-121, Ocea-112, Geol-104
Contact Information: Email:

BBattersonRossi@gmail.com
(This is the only way to reach me; do not use my Cuyamaca e-mail address) 


Office Hours:

Hours are variable depending upon semester and class.  Contact instructor.


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Fall 2008

I will not be teaching during the autumn of 2008.


 

Summer 2008
Oceanography - 112: Introduction to Oceanography Section: 0162

Room: H - 224
June 10 - July 17
T/Th 5:00 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.

Prerequisite: None
Co-requisite: None
Recommended Preparation: None
3 hours lecture credit

A physical science course which examines major
aspects of the marine environment. Topics include the
origin of the oceans, plate tectonics, seafloor features,
seawater properties, ocean climate, currents, waves,
tides, coastal landforms, marine ecology, pollution and
resources. The history and development of
oceanography and the present and future importance
of the oceans are also discussed. Not open to students
with credit in SCI 112.

AA/AS GE, CSU, CSU GE, IGETC, UC

Required text: Garrison, Tom; Oceanography: An Invitation to Marine Science
6th edition.

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Spring 2008
Geology - 104: Introduction to Earth Science
Section: 0855

Room: H - 224
January 29  - May 27

T/Th
4:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Prerequisite: None
Co-requisite: None
Recommended Preparation: None
3 hours lecture credit

This physical science course studies the patterns and processes that define Earth's major physical systems, the basic energy and material flows by which these systems operate, and the comparative place of our planet within the larger solar system. Topics will be investigated at global, regional and local scales and will provide a general synthesis of the disciplines of astronomy, geology, physical geography, meteorology and oceanography. Environmental disturbance and climate change will be addressed within the context of the topics described above.

AA/AS GE, CSU, CSU GE, IGETC, UC

Required text: Tarbuck, E.J. and Lutgens, F.K. Earth Science. 11th edition.

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Geography 121 - Elements of Physical Geography Lab (1un) Section: 0852.

Room: H - 224
January 29  - May 27

Tuesday
1:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.

Prerequisite: Previous and successful completion of, or concurrent, enrollment in Geography - 120 [lecture].
Co-requisite: None
Recommended Preparation: None
1 hour laboratory credit

Physical geography is the study of the physical processes operating at, or near, the earth's surface.  The laboratory [Geography - 121] component of this discipline will consist of exercises related to the lecture [Geography -120] topics of the course.  Exercises will pertain to global, regional and local aspects of physical geography, including earth - sun relationships, atmospheric studies, weather and climate, earth dynamics and biogeography applications.  Field trips will be used to allow students to apply knowledge gained.

AA/AS GE, CSU, CSU GE, IGETC, UC

Required materials will be discussed in class.

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