Examples of Google Earth Activities
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- Water Quality and Quantity including water resource management, water quality and water treatment
- Energy sources, supply, reserves, uses
- Oceans and Coastal Resources
- Land Use and Planning planning, zoning, sprawl issues, urban heat island
- Natural Hazards
- Global Change and Climate
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Earthquake Epicenter Location Exercise using Google Earth and OneNote part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Geophysics:Workshop 07:Geophysics Activities
Students are provided with data from 4 seismograms which are used to plot the epicenter of an earthquake using OneNote to pick the P-S wave arrival gap and Google Earth to plot the circles which intersect at the ...
Google Earth Tours of Glacier Change part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Climate Change:Activities
A detailed Google Earth tour of glacier change over the last 50 years is given in class as an introduction. Students are then asked to select from a group of glaciers and create their own Google Earth tour ...
Using Google Earth to measure seacliff erosion rates part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Oceanography:Activities
This lab uses Google Earth to measure the rate of seacliff retreat. It touches upon coastal processes, natural hazards, and coastal management issues. The central focus of the lab is in the Monterey Bay area.
Energy Consumption Rates across the USA and the World part of Examples
A investigation of differences in rates and categories of energy use between countries and US states
Northwest Passage part of Examples
An investigation of changes in polar regions using Google Earth.
The Boxing Day Tsunami part of Examples
Undergraduate students map data from the National Geophysical Data Center and the United States Geological Survey on Google Earth and study visualizations in order to explore the causes and effects of the Tsunami ...
Weathering and mass wasting part of Cutting Edge:Geomorphology:Activities
This class exercise is an opportunity for students to apply textbook information about weathering and mass wasting to local and nationally-recognized surface features, such as Stone Mountain (GA), Half Dome (CA), ...
Using Google Earth Layers to Understand Local Geomorphology part of Curriculum for the Bioregion:Activities
Using Google Earth to understand how geomorphology may control shallow groundwater flooding and surface hydrology.
Old Sticks in the Mud: Hazards of Lahars from Mount Rainier Volcano part of Curriculum for the Bioregion:Activities
Volcanic debris flows (lahars) flow long distances, bury and aggrade river valleys, and cause long-term stream disturbances and dramatic landscape changes. Students will evaluate the nature, scale, and history of ...
Usefulness of Google Earth/Wikimapia as risk predictor and damage/ resilience assessment tools part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching about Risk and Resilience:Activities
Google Earth/Wikimapia tools for risk prediction, damage and resilience assessment.