Kelly Bringhurst

Physical Sciences

Dixie State College of Utah

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Essays (2)

30 homes lost, lessons learned from the 2005 Santa Clara Utah river flood part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching about Risk and Resilience:Real-World Examples
Kelly Bringhurst, Physical Sciences, Dixie State University Summary Water availability in the desert southwest is sporadic, alternating between years of drought and occasional heavy periods of precipitation. ...

Utilizing field experiences to create student interest in the geosciences. part of SAGE 2YC:Workforce, Transfer, and Careers:Preparing Students in Two-year Colleges for Careers:Essays
Dixie 
State
 College
 of
 Utah 
is 
located 
in
 Southern 
Utah 
at 
the 
border
 of 
the 
Colorado 
Plateau
 and
 the 
Basin
 and
 Range. We
 utilize 
this
 setting
 to
 give
 geologic 
field 
experiences
 to 
approximately 
600 
students
 a
 year.
 Field
 trips 
are 
required 
in 
all
 geology 
courses 
and 
range 
from 
local
 6‐hour
 trips 
to 
5‐day 
trips
 to
 the 
National
 Parks.

Other Contribution

Introduction to Environmental Science part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching about Risk and Resilience:Courses
This course is an introduction to the field of environmental science, focusing on how an understanding of the natural world around us and the application of scientific method can help us address problems facing our planet. Subject areas include environmental policy, natural resources, energy, and human impact to the environment.


Events and Communities

Preparing Students in Two-year Colleges for Careers

Risk and Resilience Workshop 2014