Ben Laabs

Geological Sciences

SUNY College at Geneseo

Biosketch and CV are available at: http://www.geneseo.edu/geology/benjamin_laabs

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Activities (3)

Marine Oxygen Isotopes and Changes in Global Ice Volume part of Cutting Edge:Climate Change:Activities
Students explore marine oxygen-isotope data from cores collected by the Ocean Drilling Program. The activity gives students access to real paleoclimate data, develops their skills in organizing and graphing data, ...

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Floods on the Minnesota River part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Activities
Students download and manipulate data from historical floods on the Minnesota River (could be done for any river) and use to establish a flood hazard zone for St. Peter, Minnesota. This lab was developed by ...

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Analyzing Hurricanes part of Cutting Edge:Hurricanes-Climate Change Connection:Activities
The exercise uses GIS to explore historical data on hurricanes (path, strength, name). Students identify trends in hurricane records, the impact of hurricanes on major U.S. cities, and how hurricanes change through ...

Course (1)

Physical Geology for Non-Majors (actual title is "Our Geologic Environment") part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Courses
This course is intended for non-science majors who have an interest in their physical environment. The course is designed to develop an understanding of the interaction of Earth processes, the environment, and the ...

Essay (1)

Geological Sciences at SUNY Geneseo and the Challenge of Balancing Breadth, Depth and Growing Enrollment part of Integrate:Workshops:Geoscience and the 21st Century Workforce:Essays
Ben Laabs, SUNY College at Geneseo "The primary mission of the Department of Geological Sciences at SUNY Geneseo is to prepare undergraduate students for a successful life after graduation by providing a high ...