Catastrophic Flow Experiment
Homework 1_The Water Underneath:Groundwater
Julia Kahmann-Robinson PhD and Marjorie Chan PhD, University of Utah Department of Geology & Geophysics
Observe the surface effects of groundwater seepage and apply these concepts to gulley or catastrophic flow features on Mars.
This can be a bit messy, so it is good to have an area where there are sinks and clean up facilities.
1. Acquire some large plastic tub containers and fill them with loose sand to create a mini sandbox.
2. Have a supply of plastic ziplock bags (could try both quart and gallon size dependent on the size of the plastic tub and the amount of sand.<p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-pagination:none;ms