Salem State University
Materials Contributed through SERC-hosted Projects
Fluvial Geomorphology of the Upper Yellowstone River Drainage Basin: Using Google Earth to Analyze Rivers part of Cutting Edge:Geomorphology:Activities
Students will learn how to make measurements and collect data using Google Earth and NIH ImageJ.
Rocks, Weathering, and Erosional Landscapes part of Cutting Edge:Geomorphology:Activities
Students will identify a variety of silicate minerals and rocks and relate them to their topographic expression according to relative resistance.
Morphological Classification of Shorelines based on Hydrographic Regime part of Cutting Edge:Geomorphology:Activities
Through Google Earth, students will be introduced to a variety of depositional coastal forms, and then given a series of locations from which they are to answer questions relating to the shoreline feature observed. They will be require to classify each location according to Hayes' morphological classification of coasts. Strengths: Illustrates how models are developed, forces students to make interpretations from observations, to understand that observations are data, and introduces them to internet resources.
The Many Expressions of a New England Formation part of Vignettes:Vignette Collection
Lindley Hanson Salem State College Location Continent: North America Country: United States of America Region: New England Province, with a local focus on Central Maine UTM coordinates and datum: none Setting ...