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Writing A Book Synopsis for Oceanography
Mary Anne Holmes, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Students read popular science books and write a synopsis of the book, linking the topic(s) covered in the book with those covered in class. This activity is designed for a large geoscience lecture course to aid ...
Is that true?
Steven Hovan, Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus
Ask students to research the "truth" behind statements from recent news articles and provide their opinion about what is "true". These assignments can be done as often as the instructor feels ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Oceanography, Atmospheric Science:Meteorology
Applications of Vector Operators for Surface Atmospheric/Oceanic Processes
David Smith, United States Naval Academy
This lab exercise provides students with activities utilizing vector operations within the context of the atmospheric and oceanic environments.
Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Air pressure, Winds, Atmospheric circulation, Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical
Semester Lab Research in Marine Geology
Patricia Manley, Middlebury College Summary Students cooperatively conduct original research in Marine Geology utilizing marine practices on Lake Champlain, NY - Vermont. The lab section of the course is used to ...
Subject: Geoscience, Environmental Science, Geoscience:Oceanography
Consequences of Modern Energy Use: A Remote Sensing analysis of the gulf oil spill using ArcGIS software.
Jared Beeton, Adams State College
Students download satellite imagery and conduct a remote sensing analysis of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill using ArcGIS software.
Subject: Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity:Point Source Pollution, Environmental Science:Waste:Toxic and Hazardous Wastes:Organic Chemicals, Environmental Science:Oceans and Coastal Resources, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Resources, Geoscience:Oceanography, Environmental Science:Energy:Fossil Fuels
The Boxing Day Tsunami
Glenn Richard, SUNY at Stony Brook
Undergraduate students map data from the National Geophysical Data Center and the United States Geological Survey on Google Earth and study visualizations in order to explore the causes and effects of the Tsunami ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Oceans and Coastal Resources, Natural Hazards:Coastal Hazards:Tsunami, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Resources, Marine Hazards, Physical , Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Earthquakes
Exploring Marine Carbon Isotope Excursions
David Jones, Geology Department, Amherst College Topic: stable isotopes, geochemistry, oceanography, carbon cycle Course type: Upper level undergraduate course Description The exercise is designed to introduce ...
Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Stable Isotopes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Hydrologic cycle, Climate sensitivity and feedbacks
Marine research proposal
Lensyl Urbano , Mark Abolins , Jose Hurtado et al. Topic: Marine geology, Physical and chemical oceanography Course Type: upper level Description Students at the end of the semester for a project will propose an ...
Earthquake Compare and Contrast Paper
Sarah "Sally" Zellers, University of Central Missouri
Students will write a research paper comparing the Sumatran (2004) and Tohoku (2011) tsunami generating earthquakes.
Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Coastal Hazards:Tsunami, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Hazards, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Earthquakes
Historical Earthquakes and Uplift/Subsidence of Sumatra from Coral Growth Rings -- Advanced Version
Elisabeth Nadin, University of Alaska Fairbanks
In this lab, students will use data from real corals collected in Sumatra to track the sea-level and earthquake record of the region over the past century.
Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Tectonic Geomorphology, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics