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What Kind of Continental Margin am I? Active or Passive?
Laura Wetzel, Eckerd College; Cindy Palinkas, University of Maryland-College Park; Karen Bemis, Rutgers University-New Brunswick; John McDaris, Carleton College
Volcanoes, earthquakes, and topography reveal whether a continental margin is active or passive. In this activity, students use the GeoMapApp tool to work with earthquake, volcano, and topographic data to identify ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Lab Activity, Problem Set
Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics

Pratical exercise in Marine Pollution
Marcia Bícego, Oceanographic Institute of University of São Paulo
Students collect and analyze sediment samples from a polluted estuary and report on their findings.

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Problem Set, Activities, :Classroom Activity, Writing Assignment, Field Activity, Lab Activity

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 ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities, :Problem Set
Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry , Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity, Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather:Hurricanes, Geoscience:Hydrology:Snowpack and Snow Melt, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Extreme weather

Thermal Evolution of the Oceanic Lithosphere
Mark Behn, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
The goal of this problem set is to evaluate the thermal evolution of the oceanic lithosphere. As discussed in class, temperature in the oceanic upper mantle is well described by a half-space cooling model, in which ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Problem Set
Subject: Geoscience:Geology

Marine Microfossils and Biostratigraphy
Kristen St. John, James Madison University
This exercise set explores marine microfossil distributions in deep-sea cores. Students are guided to apply a biostratigraphic zonation and interpret relative age, correlate from one region of the world ocean to ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity, Problem Set, Lab Activity

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