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Recognizing and mapping faults using lidar and field data part of Cutting Edge:Structural Geology:Structure, Geophysics, and Tectonics 2012:Activities
In this activity, students create a geologic map and cross-section of the Fish Springs cinder cone and surrounding area in the Owens Valley, CA, using a high-resolution DEM developed from airborne lidar data as a ...
Historical Earthquakes and Uplift/Subsidence of Sumatra from Coral Growth Rings -- Advanced Version part of MARGINS Data in the Classroom:MARGINS Mini-Lessons
In this lab, students will use data from real corals collected in Sumatra to track the sea-level and earthquake record of the region over the past century.
Geomorphology in the news part of Activities
The activity requires students to present a current news story that has a geomorphic component. The students must relate course material to current events and society.
Fault-bounded mountains and morphometric properties part of Activities
This classroom activity is designed to help students see the utility of simple morphometric properties in fault-bounded mountain and piedmont environments. Rather than listing and describing commonly used ...
Drainage Basins Field Lab part of Activities
This field activity and follow-up assignment explores the geomorphology of drainage basins in an active tectonic setting. It introduces basic concepts of drainage basin structure and landscape analysis using ...
Google Earth Investigations of Folded and Faulted Landforms part of Cutting Edge:Geodesy:Activities
This activity utilizes Google Earth (the free downloadable version) to investigate folded and faulted landscapes and to review crustal deformation processes and associated landform features.
Historical Earthquakes and Uplift/Subsidence of Sumatra from Coral Growth Rings - Introductory Version part of MARGINS Data in the Classroom:MARGINS Mini-Lessons
In this lab, students will use data from real corals collected in Sumatra to date historical earthquakes and to track the history of uplift and subsidence of the region over the past century.
Viewing geomorphic landforms with Google Earth part of Activities
Geomorphic processes are not limited to the local or regional area around the University and most students have not been outside of the region. With today's technology we are able to see features on the ...
Geomorphic Landscape Analysis Project part of Activities
Geomorphic Landscape analysis Project is a field-based capstone project in Geol 3044: Geomorphology at Arkansas Tech University and incorporates all aspects of topics covered during the course.
Geomorphology Field Research Project part of Activities
This research project allows students to integrate and apply their geomorphic knowledge in a comprehensive study of a local landscape. Working in teams, they investigate uplifted alluvial deposits along the ...