University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
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Determining the 100-year floodplain of the Chippewa River part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Activities
In this in-class activity recurrence intervals are calculated for ten flooding events on the Chippewa River near Eau Claire Wisconsin. The students use 1:24000 topographic maps to determine the extent of the ...
Wastewater Treatment part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Activities
This activity involves a tour of the local waste water treatment plant, where the students learn about the waste water treatment process. Following the tour the students write up a paper describing the water's ...
Environmental Geology part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Courses
This is an introductory level geology course focusing on various aspects of geology that touch people lives, such as earth resources issues and geological hazards. The course includes a lab and field trips. ...