Department of Petroleum Engineering and Geology
Finding Soil Material for a Construction Project part of Integrate:Workshops:Engineering, Sustainability, and the Geosciences:Activities
For this activity, students will prepare soil maps and data tables using the soil data from United States Department of Agriculture- Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS). Using 'Web Soil Survey (WSS)', an online program developed and operated by USDA-NRCS, a small area around Marietta City will be chosen and possible sites for acquiring soil as a construction material for an engineering project will be determined.
Integrating Engineering and Geoscience in a Classroom part of Integrate:Workshops:Engineering, Sustainability, and the Geosciences:Essays
Tej Gautam, Department of Petroleum Engineering and Geology, Marietta CollegeAn approach to integrate engineering and geoscience in a classroom is engaging students in active learning and providing them with a ...