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Using a simple reef model to constrain tectonic history of carbonate islands

Michael Toomey, University of Texas at Austin
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Summary

Context

Audience

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.

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