Plant and Earth Science
University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Holly earned her B.S. in Soil Science and Geology from North Dakota State University and M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. Prior to starting graduate school she worked as a mapper for the Natural Resources Conservation Service. Her research and teaching bridges soil science and geology. Holly teaches Introductory Geology, Introductory Soil Science, Geomorphology, Soil Profile Descriptions, Soil Pedology, and Soil Physics. Several of her courses utilize a flipped classroom teaching format.
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Using Soil Survey Information for Geomorphic Analysis part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Hydrogeology:Hydrogeology, Soils, Geochemistry 2013:Activities
In this activity students will use information from a county-level soil survey to learn about the geomorphology of an area.
Watershed Analysis of Stream Morphology part of Cutting Edge:Geomorphology:Activities
This activty provides students with an opportunity to qualitatively and quantitatively analyze stream morphology of a watershed.
Campus Field Soil Geomorphology part of Cutting Edge:Hydrogeology:Hydrogeology, Soils, Geochemistry 2013:Activities
In this activity, students have an opportunity to learn about the geomorphology and soils of your campus. Within a team, students collect soils information and use it to construct of stratigraphic cross-section and ...
Connecting Soils and Glacial Geology part of Cutting Edge:Geomorphology:Activities
This lab activity allows students to connect soil information to geologic processes/history.
Geomorphology and Glacial Geology part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
This course covers the principles and analyses of processes that affect changes of the Earth's surface and govern the development of landforms. Topics include lecture and laboratory experiences in weathering ...