Lawrence L. Malinconico
Geology and Environmental Geosciences
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Earthquake resistant design part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Activities
In groups of two, the students design and build a three-story building to be as earthquake resistant as possible. Using an in-house designed and built shaker table, we load each floor of the building based on area ...
Groundwater Depth and Fracture Pattern Determination part of Cutting Edge:Geophysics:Workshop 07:Geophysics Activities
Learning to use the resistivity methodology for both vertical profiling and horizontal mapping.
Gravity and Magnetic Consulting Project part of Cutting Edge:Geophysics:Workshop 07:Geophysics Activities
This project involves the design, implementation, data collection, analysis and report writing for gravity and magnetic survey conducted over a two month period during the course.
Integrated Field Project in Structural Geology and Sedimentology/Stratigraphy part of Cutting Edge:Geoscience in the Field:Activities
By combining the curricular and learning objectives across traditionally separate undergraduate courses in Sedimentology/Stratigraphy and Structural Geology, Lafayette College has developed an innovative year-long ...
Geologic Mapping and Geologic History: Sheep Mountain, Wyoming part of Cutting Edge:Structural Geology:Structure, Geophysics, and Tectonics 2012:Activities
Half way through the second semester of our year-long integrated Sed/Strat and Structure course we travel to Sheep Mountain, Wyoming where the students spend 5 days describing and measuring section and the ...
Geological Disasters: Agents of Chaos part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Courses
Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, hurricanes, floods, tsunamis, and asteroid impacts are all part of the geologic evolution of the earth. For many different reasons, humans are exposed to the often ...
Environmental Geophysics part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
The students are exposed to the geophysical methods that geologists and civil engineers use to examine a number of different geological and environmental problems. While it will be important to understand the ...