GEOLOGY 205, GEOLOGY OF THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS  FALL 2008
COURSE SYLLABUS
DATE LECTURE READING ADDITIONAL READING
25-Aug-08 INTRODUCTION Hawaiian Geology Textbook
27-Aug-08 Plate Tectonics
29-Aug-08 Plate Tectonics Island and Volcano Names
1-Sep-08 LABOR DAY The Hawaiian Island Chain
3-Sep-08 Hawaii-Emperor Chain Geology Tour of the Big Island
5-Sep-08 Hawaii-Emperor Chain Geology Tour of Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park
8-Sep-08 Hawaii-Emperor Chain
10-Sep-08 Life Cycles of Hawaiian Volcanoes
12-Sep-08 Life Cycles of Hawaiian Volcanoes
15-Sep-08 Life Cycles of Hawaiian Volcanoes
17-Sep-08 Petrology
19-Sep-08 Petrology
22-Sep-08 Hawaiian Hot Spot
24-Sep-08 Exam #1
26-Sep-08 Evolution of Magma Chambers
29-Sep-08 Evolution of Magma Chambers
1-Oct-08 Eruption Processes The Pu`u `O`o Eruption
3-Oct-08 Eruption Processes
6-Oct-08 Hawaiian Oral History
8-Oct-08 Unstable Flank
10-Oct-08 Unstable Flank
13-Oct-08 Giant Landslides Part I
15-Oct-08 Giant Landslides Part II
17-Oct-08 Exam #2
20-Oct-08 Earthquakes The Earthquake Trail
22-Oct-08 Earthquakes
24-Oct-08 Earthquakes
27-Oct-08 Volcano Monitoring
29-Oct-08 Volcano Monitoring Exercises
31-Oct-08 Volcano Monitoring Exercises
3-Nov-08 Lava Flows
5-Nov-08 Lava Flows
7-Nov-08 Lava Flows
10-Nov-08 Lava Tubes
12-Nov-08 Lava Tubes
14-Nov-08 Lava enters the ocean Collapse of Lava Deltas
17-Nov-08 Lava enters the ocean Explosions at Ocean Entries
19-Nov-08 Exam #3
21-Nov-08 Loihi Kilauea
24-Nov-08 Mauna Loa
26-Nov-08 Hualalai, Mauna Kea, and Kohala
28-Nov-08 THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
1-Dec-08 Maui, Oahu, Kauai
3-Dec-08 Development of Soils
5-Dec-08 Groundwater in the Hawaiian Islands
8-Dec-08 Groundwater in the Hawaiian Islands
10-Dec-08 Glaciation of Mauna Kea
17-Dec-08 FINAL EXAM  Wed 7:30-9:30 AM