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Getting started with Structure from Motion (SfM) photogrammetry part of Cutting Edge:Enhance Your Teaching:Teaching with Online Field Experiences:Activities
Beth Pratt-Sitaula, EarthScope Consortium
Structure from Motion (SfM) photogrammetry method uses overlapping images to create a 3D point cloud of an object or landscape. It can be applied to everything from fault scarps to landslides to topography. This ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Geodesy
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Field Activity, Lab Activity
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Measuring the Inclination and Declination of the Earth's magnetic field with a smartphone part of Cutting Edge:Enhance Your Teaching:Teaching with Online Field Experiences:Activities
Avradip Ghosh, University of Houston-University Park
The poles of the Earth's magnetic field are not precisely aligned with the geographic north and south poles and, in fact, vary continuously. This activity introduces to students the Earth's magnetic ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Magnetism/Paleomag
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Field Activity, Virtual Field Trip, Lab Activity, Project
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Working with Point Clouds in CloudCompare and Classifying with CANUPO part of Cutting Edge:Enhance Your Teaching:Teaching with Online Field Experiences:Activities
Sharon Bywater-Reyes, University of Northern Colorado
This exercise will walk you through 1) basic operations and use in CloudCompare, and 2) use of an Open-Source plugin in CloudCompare called CANUPO (http://nicolas.brodu.net/en/recherche/canupo/) that allows for ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Geodesy
Resource Type: Activities:Virtual Field Trip, Field Activity, Classroom Activity, Lab Activity
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Karst Hydrogeology: A virtual field introduction using Google Earth and GIS part of Cutting Edge:Enhance Your Teaching:Teaching with Online Field Experiences:Activities
Rachel Bosch, Northern Kentucky University
Students will have the opportunity to select and virtually explore the hydrogeology and geomorphology of a karst landscape using Google Earth, lidar data-sourced DEM(s) and geologic maps, and GIS software (QGIS) ...

Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:GIS/Mapping/Field Techniques
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity, Field Activity, Project, Writing Assignment
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Sandy Hollow Virtual Field Geology Exercise part of Cutting Edge:Enhance Your Teaching:Teaching with Online Field Experiences:Activities
Andrew Laskowski, Montana State University-Bozeman
This is a Google Earth based virtual field exercise focused on Sandy Hollow, near Block Mountain and McCartney Mountain in southwest Montana. This is a classic field locality in the Montana portion of the Sevier ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Stratigraphy, Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology
Resource Type: Activities:Field Activity
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Reconnaissance stratigraphy and mapping of the Frying Pan Gulch, MT part of Cutting Edge:Enhance Your Teaching:Teaching with Online Field Experiences:Activities
Sinan Akciz, California State University-Fullerton
Students are required to create a reconnaissance geologic map and report for a small area (approximately 0.5 sq. mile) Frying Pan Gulch just NW of Dillon, Montana. This project is designed to make students familiar ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Stratigraphy, Sedimentary Structures, Techniques of Sedimentary Geology, Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Sedimentary Geology:Sedimentary Textures , Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology:Regional Structural/Tectonic Activity, Folds/Faults/Ductile Shear Zones
Resource Type: Activities:Field Activity
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Geology of Yosemite Valley part of Cutting Edge:Enhance Your Teaching:Teaching with Online Field Experiences:Activities
Nicolas Barth, University of California-Riverside
This is a four-part module designed to be flexible in duration and student grade-level. (1) Geology of Yosemite Valley Virtual Field Trip. A 43-stop web-based Google Earth tour with embedded views, hyperlinked ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:GIS/Mapping/Field Techniques, Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology
Resource Type: Activities:Project, Classroom Activity, Lab Activity, Writing Assignment
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Geologic Mapping of a Virtual Landscape II - Three River Hills part of Cutting Edge:Enhance Your Teaching:Teaching with Online Field Experiences:Activities
Mark Helper, The University of Texas at Austin
This second virtual mapping exercise builds on the first (Geologic Mapping of a Virtual Landscape), but contains a more complicated geological puzzle to solve. This virtual landscape is also much larger, with a ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks, Stratigraphy, Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology:Folds/Faults/Ductile Shear Zones
Resource Type: Activities:Virtual Field Trip
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Geological Mapping of Ghost Ranch, New Mexico part of Cutting Edge:Enhance Your Teaching:Teaching with Online Field Experiences:Activities
Joseph Meert, University of Florida
This is useful as a first field mapping exercise (virtual) in a traditional capstone field camp course. Students will map flat-lying, but faulted Mesozoic strata near Ghost Ranch, New Mexico. Skills required in ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology
Resource Type: Activities:Virtual Field Trip
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Mid-Atlantic Appalachian Orogen Traverse – Field Trip 1 part of Cutting Edge:Enhance Your Teaching:Teaching with Online Field Experiences:Activities
Steve Whitmeyer, James Madison University
The Mid-Atlantic Appalachian Orogen Traverse is a series of 4 virtual field trips that cross the Blue Ridge and Valley and Ridge geologic provinces in northwestern Virginia and northeastern West Virginia. This ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics
Resource Type: Activities:Virtual Field Trip
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