Rick Ford

Department of Geosciences

Weber State University

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Activities (2)

Nearest-neighbor analysis and the distribution of sinkholes: an introduction to spatial statistics part of Cutting Edge:Geomorphology:Activities
This is an exercise I use in an upper-division geomorphology course to introduce students to nearest-neighbor analysis, a basic technic in spatial statistics. This technique provides an objective method for ...

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Drainage Basin Morphometry part of Cutting Edge:Geomorphology:Activities
This is a map-based activity in which students will delineate a drainage basin and its channel network, use the "Strahler system" to order the channel network, and develop simple equations to describe the ...

Course (1)

Geomorphology (GEO 3150) part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
The class meets for 3 hours of lecture and 3 hours of lab per week (15 weeks) for 4 credit hours. This is a required course for all three of our degree programs (Geology, Applied Environmental Geoscience, and Earth ...

Essay (1)

A Non-Traditional Geoscience Degree for Non-Traditional Students: Applied Environmental Geosciences at Weber State University part of Integrate:Workshops:Geoscience and the 21st Century Workforce:Essays
Richard L. Ford, Weber State University Weber State University (Ogden, UT) is an open-enrollment, dual-mission institution within the Utah System of Higher Education (USHE). As a dual-mission institution, Weber ...