Laura Serpa

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Geological Sciences
University of Texas at El Paso, The

Materials Contributed through SERC-hosted Projects


Sandbox modeling part of Cutting Edge:Urban Geology:Activities
Students deform layers of colored sand to simulate features they observe in city. They construct topo maps and cross-sections based on the results of the sandbox experiment. The model is then the basis for discussing a variety of topics relevant to the community.

Other Contribution

Community Monitoring part of Activity Ideas
Laura Serpa Topic: Urban environmental awareness Course Type:intro upper level Description Introduce students to concepts or hypotheses like the 'urban heat island' (D. Yow, 2007) and other ...

Events and Communities

Urban Geology Workshop 2008 Participants

Strategies for Successful Recruitment of Geoscience Majors Participants