ERTH 535:
Planetary Climate Change
Course Schedule
Spring 2018
Dr. Dave Dempsey
Dept. of Earth & Climate Sci.,
SFSU

Jump to Week: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 and Finals
Week # Monday Friday

Week
1
:

Jan 22, 26

Week
2
:

Jan 29,
Feb 2

Week
3
:

Feb
5, 9

  • Lab Activiy #2 (cont'd)

Drop deadline (Fri., Feb. 9)

Week
4

Feb 12, 16

  • Problem #1 Due

  • Clicker Questions: More Earth-Sun Relationships
  • Lab Activity #2 (cont'd)

  • Lab Activity #3: Concept Maps about Intensity of Solar Radiation

  • Problem #2

Week
5

Feb 19, 23

  • Class notes: Principle of Conservation of Energy and Energy Transformations [PDF file]
  • Class notes: Conservation of Energy and a Heat Budget Equation

 

  • Class notes: Effective Radiative Temperature of a Planet [PDF file]
  • Class notes: Blackbody emission spectra [PDF file]

Week
6

Feb 26,
Mar 2

  • Problem #2 Due
 

Week
7
:

Mar
5, 9

 

  • Quiz #2
 

Week
8:

Mar 12, 16

 

Cr/NC Deadline (Fri., March 16)
Mar 19, 23 Spring Break

Week
9
:

Mar 26, 30

 
Cesar Chavez Day
(no classes)

Week
10
:

Apr
2, 6

 
  • Quiz #3

Week
11
:

Apr 9, 13


 

Week
12
:

Apr 16, 20


 

 

Week
13
:

Apr 23, 27

 

Week
14
:

Apr 30,
May 4


 

Week
15
:

May 7, 11



 

Week
16
:

May 14

   

Final Exam Week:

May 21

Time scheduled by SF State for final exam
(10:45 am–1:15 pm)
Quiz #4


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