296-492 Special Topics: Planetary Geology

Fall 1998

Steven Dutch, Professor Emeritus, Natural and Applied Sciences, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Office: LS 116, phone 465-2246, e-mail: dutchs@uwgb.edu:
HOME PAGE: http://www.uwgb.edu/dutchs
Text: Kaufmann, Planets and Moons

This course is being offered for the first time in 1998, to broaden the range of special topics courses and, we hope, attract interest in the Earth Science program.

WEEK TOPIC - LECTURE READING
Sept. 2-4 Introduction 1-2
Sept. 7-11 About Orbits 3
Sept. 14-18 Planets in General 8
Sept. 21-25 Meteors, Asteroids and Comets 6-7
Sept. 28-Oct. 2 Formation of the Solar System 4-5
Oct. 5-9 Planet Earth 10
Oct. 12-16 The Moon 9
Oct. 19-23 Mercury
Oct. 26-30 Venus 11
Nov. 2-6 Mars
Nov. 9-13 Mars 13
Nov. 16-20 Jupiter
Nov. 23-25 Saturn
Nov. 26-29 THANKSGIVING
Nov. 30-Dec. 4 Uranus
Dec. 7-11 Neptune and Pluto
Dec. 14-16 Extrasolar Planets 12
Dec. 21 FINAL EXAM, 10:30-12:30

Links to Pages of Interest

Note - no return links. Use "Back" to return here.

History and Technology of Space Flight

Kepler and Orbits
Basics of Space Flight
Important Early Rockets and Missiles
Manned Spaceflight Through Apollo
Manned Spaceflight Since Apollo
Chronology of Pre-Space Shuttle Manned Spaceflight (1961-1980)
Chronology of Manned Spaceflight 1981-1989
Chronology of Manned Spaceflight 1990-1999
Chronology of Lunar and Planetary Missions
Cosmos 4: Catastrophes and Venus
Cosmos 5: Mars
Cosmos 6: Jupiter and Exploration
Important Planetary Missions
The Apollo Program
The Voyager Mission

General Information on Space and the Solar System

Chemistry of the Solar System
The Sun
Names in the Solar System
Size of the Universe
Terrestrial Impact Sites

Pages on the Planets


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Created 7 July 1998, Last Update 14 September 2018