Stephen Boss

Geosciences

University of Arkansas Main Campus

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

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Activities (4)

Finding the Moho part of Cutting Edge:Geophysics:Workshop 07:Geophysics Activities
This lab activity uses the Rapid Earthquake Viewer (on on-line seismogram viewer),spreadsheet software, and students' knowledge of seismic refraction principles to recapitulate Mohorovicic's classic ...

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Introduction to Seismic Refraction part of Cutting Edge:Geophysics:Workshop 07:Geophysics Activities
First exposure of students to manipulating seismic refraction/reflection principles to developing a very simple model using spreadsheet software. Emphasize computing and numeracy skills and learning to use ...

How Much Oil Leaked from Deepwater Horizon? part of Integrate:Workshops:Systems, Society, Sustainability and the Geosciences:Activities
Students develop an estimate of the total quantity of petroleum discharged from the Deepwater Horizon from 20 April to 15 July 2010 using only two known facts, the diameter of the riser and the flow rate of the oil/gas mixture emanating from the riser.

Using Data to Teach Earth ProcessesAn Illustrated Community Discussion at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America part of Cutting Edge:Data, Simulations and Models:Workshop 03:Activities
Stephen K. Boss University of Arkansas - Hands-on, inquiry-based activities utilizing Internet data resources and state-of-the-art computer animation programs available on desk-top/laptop computers. Animations are ...

Course (1)

Geophysics part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
This is a first course (survey) in geophysics designed for senior undergraduate geology majors at the U. of Arkansas.

Essay (1)

Fundamentals of Sustainability at the University of Arkansas - Emphasizing Institutional Strengths part of Integrate:Workshops:Systems, Society, Sustainability and the Geosciences:Essays
Stephen K. Boss, Environmental Dynamics, University of Arkansas Main Campus Fundamentals of Sustainability is an interdisciplinary course designed to introduce undergraduate students to basic concepts and theories ...