Chris Paola

Geology and Geophysics

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Workshop Leader, Website Contributor

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Activities (2)

Understanding and Applying the Exner Equation part of Cutting Edge:Sedimentary Geology:Activities
The Exner equation lends itself readily to visualization and physical examples; it is far more important in quantitative sedimentary geology than the usual topics from fluid mechanics that are included in ...

Estimation in Sedimentary Geology: Getting Students Comfortable with Rough Calculation of Rates and Magnitudes part of Cutting Edge:Sedimentary Geology:Activities
The theme of this module is that the most important quantitative skill in sedimentary geology is not complex mathematics but rather a habit of approximate but accurate quantitative thinking. The most useful tool is ...