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Natural Gas and the Marcellus Shale
Sid Halsor, Wilkes Community College
This homework problem introduces students to the Marcellus shale natural gas play and how an unconventional reservoir rock can become an attractive hydrocarbon target.
Soil Properties and Geomorphology
Mark Sweeney, University of South Dakota
Compare soil data to different ages of fluvial terraces. Students enter data into Excel and interpret it themselves.
Topographic analysis of the Sangre de Cristo Range -- GIS Project
Eric Leonard, Colorado College
Eric Leonard, Colorado College - Geology Department Summary Students make DEM-based observations and develop and test hypotheses regarding topographic differences between the two sides of the Colorado Sangre de ...
Understanding Radioactivity in Geology: The Basics of Decay
Christina StringerUniversity of South Florida, Tampa FL 33620 This activity was developed for Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum . National Science Foundation, DUE 0442629.
PowerPoint module leading students through creation and manipulation of spreadsheet to forward model an example of exponential decaythe number of remaining unpopped kernels of popcorn in a bag of popping popcorn.
Florida River Project: Semester-long group project
Kim Hannula, Fort Lewis College
This is a semester-long group research project that uses a local river to integrate several lab and field activities. The project covers topographic maps, rock and mineral identification, measuring data in the ...
An Assessment of Hillslope Stability Using the Factor of Safety
Laura Moore, Oberlin College
In this homework assignment students are asked to consider the balance of forces on a hill slope using the Factor of Safety.
Remote Sensing of Water
Jerry Griffith, University of Southern Mississippi
Teaching activity developed by John R. Jensen, University of South Carolina. Activity page submitted by Jerry Griffith, University of Southern Mississippi. Summary This lab exercise uses GOES and Landsat imagery ...