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Cemetery Geology part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Field Labs:Field Lab Examples
Studying rock types, weathering processes and human history in a cemetery. -

Urban Geology: Principles of Geology

Analysis of Sidewalk Fractures part of Cutting Edge:Structural Geology:Activities
Using fractures in sidewalks as an analog for natural outcrops, students learn to make systematic observations, measure the orientation and location of fractures, manipulate and analyze data, and consider some ...

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Urban Geology: Principles of Geology

More Nitrogen Upstream, Fewer Filters Downstream part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This USGS-sponsored site provides an explanation for the low oxygen conditions of the "dead zone" stemming from the Mississippi River and Gulf of Mexico watersheds. The factors that ...
Urban Geology: Land Use, Environmental Issues

The Chesapeake Bay's Dead Zone part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Chesapeake Bay Foundation fact sheet provides information regarding the cause and growth of the Chesapeake Bay dead zone. The site also addresses possible solutions to the hypoxia and includes a ...
Urban Geology: Land Use, Environmental Issues

Landscape Changes in the Southwestern United States: Techniques, Long-term Data Sets, and Trends part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This report discusses land use and landscape changes in the southwestern United States. Themes that are explored are the importance of climatic variability in driving ecological processes and ...
Urban Geology: Land Use

Asbestos Hazard Assessment part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This interactive site introduces students to concepts related to asbestos and how geologists analyze asbestos in building materials. The site is divided into three components: the geology of ...
Urban Geology: Environmental Issues, Principles of Geology

American Forests part of SERC Web Resource Collection

American Forests is a world leader in planting trees for environmental restoration, a pioneer in the science and practice of urban forestry, and a primary communicator of the benefits of trees and ...
Urban Geology: Environmental Issues

Geology Fieldnotes: Golden Gate National Recreation Area, California part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This National Park Service (NPS) website discusses the geology of Golden Gate National Recreation Area in California. Access to this area as well as the many valleys, forests, and water features are ...
Urban Geology: Principles of Geology

Tree Link part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site was created to provide information, research, and networking for people working in urban and community forestry. It is meant to inform, educate, and inspire the researcher, arborist, ...
Urban Geology: Environmental Issues

Urban Forestry: Laboratory Exercisess part of SERC Web Resource Collection

These forestry lesson plans and field activities teach students: how trees function in an urban setting; how to collect data on trees in their urban environment in order to determine how well the ...
Urban Geology: Environmental Issues