Cameron Davidson

Geology

Carleton College

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Activities (4)

Metamorphism of siliceous dolostone: An example from the Alta stock, Utah part of Cutting Edge:Petrology:Teaching Examples
In this exercise students study the low variance mineral assemblages from the contact aureole of the Alta stock to learn how rock and fluid compositions control mineral assemblages during contact metamorphism.

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Geothermal Gradients part of Cutting Edge:Petrology:Teaching Examples
In this problem set the students use two different equations to calculate a conductive geothermal gradient using a spreadsheet program like Excel. Once they have the geothermal gradient plotted, they are asked to ...

Friday Forum: Reading from the Primary Literature part of Cutting Edge:Structural Geology:Activities
All students in the course read the same paper from the primary literature and write three questions about the paper. These questions are compiled by the instructor and distributed to the class before the paper is ...

Using the Autocorrelation Function in NIH-Image to Determine Shape-Preferred Orientations part of Cutting Edge:Structural Geology:Activities
Students learn how to use the autocorrelation function in NIH-Image to quantify shape-preferred orientations. Students develop understanding of what the autocorrelation function does by using synthetic images and ...

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Assessing the Senior Thesis at Carleton College: Strategies and Concerns part of Building Strong Geoscience Departments:Workshops:Assessing Geoscience Programs:Participant Essays
Cameron Davidson, Department of Geology, Carleton College Part of the graduation requirements at Carleton College include the completion of a "Comprehensive Exercise", fondly referred to as ...

Other Contributions (3)

Geology 100, Geology in the Field at Carleton College part of Math You Need:Implementations
This page is designed to provide a guide to a planned implementation of The Math You Need, When You Need It. It will change as the implementation proceeds at this institution. Please check back regularly for ...

Using Stratigraphy to Investigate Faults in the Field: Barn Bluff, Red Wing, MN part of Cutting Edge:Sedimentary Geology:Activities
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Advanced Modeling Programs: TWQ part of Integrating Research and Education:Teaching Phase Equilibria
Cameron Davidson, Carleton College What is it? TWQ is an easy to use, Windows-based program that allows you to calculate the position of phase equilibria in P-T, T-XCO2, and P-XCO2 space. You can also use it to ...