University of Utah
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Geo-Savvy Assessment part of Geomorphology:Activities
I use this "landscape interpretation" exercise to assess what students know coming into my classroom - so that I can pitch the lecture at the right level. I also use a similar structured assessment at the ...
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Geomorphology Problem Set part of Geomorphology:Activities
This is an example of an exam//problem set I assigned to my Geomorphology class, which is a General Education offering at the U of Utah. The questions are rather generalized, but they can be answered to varying ...
Intro to Geomorphology: Mountains, Rivers, Deserts part of Course Design:Goals Database
This is a course that is listed BOTH as a General Education Physical Science Class, and as an upper level course for majors and graduate students.
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Living on a slippery slope: Case studies of geologic hazards from the Wasatch Front, Utah part of Vignettes:Vignette Collection
Throughout their history, humans have fought the natural elements; we build shelters, roads, hospitals and malls wherever we can engineer "solutions" and strategies that permit us to thrive, even in harsh ...
Geomorphic Setting & Archaeology of the Cunene River, Namibia part of Vignettes:Vignette Collection
Introduction This vignette presents a virtual tour of the Cunene River, and a prehistoric archaeological site located on a fluvial terrace in northern Namibia. Today the Cunene River is an important transnational ...
A Case Study: Geomorphic Effects of the 2009 Big Pole Fire, Skull Valley, UT part of Vignettes:Vignette Collection
Introduction On August 6, 2009, a lightning strike caused the Big Pole Fire to break out in Skull Valley on private and Federal lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management, the US Forest Service, and the State ...
Geomorphic Evolution of the Upper Basin of the Tigris River, Turkey part of Vignettes:Vignette Collection
Introduction The Tigris is one of Antiquity's famous rivers, as it flanks the fertile strip of land known as the Mesopotamian Plain, the heartland of the mighty biblical empires of Sumeria and Assyria (Figure ...
Geomorphic Features in Little Cottonwood Canyon, UT part of Vignettes:Vignette Collection
Kathleen Nicoll University of Utah Location Continent: North America Country: United States of America State/Province: Utah City/Town: Salt Lake City and Sandy UTM coordinates and datum: 432313, 4494662 Northing ...