Scripps Institution of Oceanography
University of California-San Diego
Geoff Cook is an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Earth Science program at UC San Diego (Scripps Institution of Oceanography). He teaches a wide range of classes including introductory geology, mineralogy, volcanology, and freshman seminars on various topics in geoscience.
Website Content Contributions
VEPP: Using the VEPP website in an introductory geology course: an investigation of the July 21, 2007 eruption of Pu'u O'o part of NAGT:Teaching Resources:Volcano Exploration Project: Pu`u `O`o:Examples
Introductory geology students will use geologic data obtained from the VEPP website (tilt and seismic) to identify and interpret changes during the July 21st, 2007 eruption of Pu'u 'O'o.
Benefits and consequences of using minerals as natural resources part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Mineralogy:Activities
In a short research assignment, students learn about mineral resources that are used in common, present-day electronic devices (a cell-phone is used as a prime example). They investigate the environmental and ...
Introduction to Earth and Environmental Science (SIO 50) part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Virtual Workshop 2014:Course Descriptions
The course is an introduction to how our planet works, focusing on the formation and evolution of the solid earth, the dynamic nature of earth systems, and the environmental issues pertinent to society. Students ...
A growing major in Earth Science at UCSD part of Integrate:Workshops:Geoscience and the 21st Century Workforce:Essays
Geoffrey Cook, University of California-San Diego We have a relatively new (since 2007) undergraduate program in Earth Science at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). The program is unique in that it is ...