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Topographic differencing: Earthquake along the Wasatch fault
After a big earthquake happens people ask, 'Where did the earthquake occur? How big was it? What type of fault was activated?' We designed an undergraduate laboratory exercise in which students learn how ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology:Regional Structural/Tectonic Activity, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Geodesy, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Tectonic Geomorphology, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Geomorphology:GIS/Mapping/Field Techniques, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Earthquakes
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional
EarthScope: Geophysics Data: Geophysics Data:Lidar
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Unit 2: Global Sea-Level Response to Temperature Changes: Temperature and Altimetry Data
What is the contribution of seawater thermal expansion to recent sea-level rise? In this unit, students create time-series graphs of global averaged sea surface temperature anomaly (SSTA) data spanning 1880–2017 ...

Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Geodesy, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Sea Level Change, Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change
Resource Type: Activities, Course Module
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16)
Collection Source: GETSI
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Unit 4: Measuring Ice Mass Changes: Vertical Bedrock GPS
This unit shows how GPS records of bedrock surface elevation may be used to monitor snow and ice loading/unloading on decadal and annual time scales. Students calculate secular trends in the GPS time series and ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Geodesy, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics
Resource Type: Activities, Course Module
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16)
Collection Source: GETSI
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Unit 5: Societal Implications of Climate Change: Stakeholder Report
Sea-level rise due to the melting of glaciers and ice sheets and ocean thermal expansion has significant societal and economic consequences. In this final unit, students prepare a summary of the impacts of sea ...

Subject: Environmental Science:Sustainability, Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, Geophysics:Geodesy, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards, Global Change and Climate:Sea Level Change, Environmental Science, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics
Resource Type: Activities, Course Module
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16)
Collection Source: GETSI
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Unit 1: Climate Change and Sea Level: Who Are the Stakeholders?
How are rising sea levels already influencing different regions? This unit offers case study examples for a coastal developing country (Bangladesh), a major coastal urban area (southern California), and an island ...

Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity, Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, Geophysics:Geodesy, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards, Global Change and Climate:Sea Level Change, Environmental Science, Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Sustainability
Resource Type: Activities, Course Module
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16)
Collection Source: GETSI
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Unit 3: Global Sea-Level Response to Ice Mass Loss: GRACE and InSAR data
What is the contribution of melting ice sheets compared to other sources of sea-level rise? How much is the sea level projected to increase during the twenty-first century? In this unit students will use Gravity ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Geodesy, Environmental Science:Sustainability, Natural Hazards, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Sea Level Change
Resource Type: Activities, Course Module
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16)
Collection Source: GETSI
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Unit 3: Glaciers, GPS, and Sea Level Rise
GPS data can measure bedrock elevation change in response to the changing mass of glaciers. In this module, students will learn how to read GPS data to interpret how the mass of glaciers in Alaska and Greenland is ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Glacial/Periglacial, Geography:Geospatial, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Geodesy
Resource Type: Course Module, Activities
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14):Introductory Level
Collection Source: GETSI
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Unit 4: Groundwater, GPS, and Water Resources
GPS data can measure ground elevation change in response to the changing amount of groundwater in valleys and snow cover in mountains. In this module, students will learn how to read GPS data to interpret how the ...

Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity, Water Quality and Quantity:Groundwater , Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Geodesy, Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Water supply/water resource evaluation, Geography:Geospatial
Resource Type: Activities, Course Module
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14):Introductory Level
Collection Source: GETSI
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Unit 2: Earthquakes, GPS, and Plate Movement
GPS data can measure bedrock motion in response to deformation of the ground near plate boundaries because of plate tectonics. In this module, students will learn how to read GPS data to interpret how the bedrock ...

Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Earthquakes, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Geodesy, Geography:Geospatial
Resource Type: Course Module, Activities
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14):Introductory Level
Collection Source: GETSI
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Unit 1: Collecting GPS Data
GPS data can measure vertical and horizontal bedrock motion caused by a variety of geologic processes, such as plate movement and the changing amount of water and ice on Earth's surface. In this unit, students ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Geodesy, Geography:Geospatial
Resource Type: Activities, Course Module
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14):Introductory Level
Collection Source: GETSI
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