Using a simple reef model to constrain tectonic history of carbonate islands
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Undergraduate geology majors. Could be used in a geohazards, Earth history or sedimentology.
Skills and concepts that students must have mastered
Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
How the activity is situated in the course
This is intended to be a culminating project but could be easily adapted into a lab.