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

Global Atmospheric Circulation and the Indian Monsoon
David Kobilka, Central Lakes College-Brainerd
In this project students learn through lecture, video, and sketching about the Coriolis effect, the "Six-Cell Generalized Global Atmospheric Circulation Model", the shifting ITCZ, the Indian Monsoon, and ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities, :Classroom Activity, Problem Set
Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions

Biostratigraphy for fun and profit
David Watkins, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Students use the evolutionary distribution of oceanic phytoplankton fossils to date the age of pelagic and hemipelagic sedimentary rocks. They correlate this section to another as an exercise in oil prospecting.

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

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

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

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