Mark Sweeney

Earth Sciences, Earth Science

US Environmental Protection Agency

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activities (2)

Glacial Landforms part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Geomorphology:Activities
Students learn to identify glacial landforms on aerial photography and other imagery. Students appreciate the value of seeing the images in 3-D.

Soil Properties and Geomorphology part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Geomorphology:Activities
Compare soil data to different ages of fluvial terraces. Students enter data into Excel and interpret it themselves.

Course (1)

Principles of Geomorphology part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Course Design:Goals Database
Geomorphology is the study of landforms and the processes involved in their creation and evolution through time. Climatic and tectonic controls on landform evolution will be emphasized in this class.

Conference Presentation (1)

Sustainable Rivers: Using Placed-Based Learning to Integrate Science Across the Liberal Arts Curriculum part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Oral Sessions:Wednesday B
As part of the InTeGrate implementation program, the University of South Dakota (USD) began incorporating science and sustainability issues related to the Missouri River into courses across the liberal arts ...

Other Contribution (1)

Eureka Flat: How glacial outburst floods started the dust engine of the Pacific Northwest part of Vignettes:Vignette Collection
Mark Sweeney University of South Dakota Location Continent: North America Country: United States of America State/Province: Washington/Pacific Northwest City/Town: UTM coordinates and datum: none Setting Climate ...

Communities

Member of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers

Workshop Participant (4 workshops)