Ben Crosby

Department of Geosciences

Idaho State University

Professor and Chair; Geomorphology

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Course Modules (5)

Unit 2.1: Measuring Topography with Kinematic GPS/GNSS part of High Precision Positioning with Static and Kinematic GPS
Kinematic GNSS surveys can provide a rapid means of collecting widely distributed, high-precision topographic data. The advantages of this technique over optical instruments such as a total station are that it only ...

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Activities (2)

Hydraulic Geometry in the Greys River Watershed part of Geomorphology:Activities
Following lectures regarding catchment hydrology and fluvial processes, students complete a two day field analysis of a watershed from headwaters to outlet, measuring fluvial parameters such as channel geometry, ...

Dam the Wilderness: Building "Green Hydropower" on Big Creek part of Geomorphology:Activities
Students exercise knowledge of how dams impact physical and biological systems to try to design a dam that minimizes its impacts while still meeting power production and water diversion requirements.

Course (1)

Geomorphology part of Course Design:Goals Database
Course introduces surface processes to students through process-based lectures and discussion, laboratories and field excursions.

Conference Presentations (4)

Finding the Silver Lining: Positive outcomes from the pivot to virtual for instructor professional development and teaching resources in classroom and field geoscience part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2022:Program:Oral Sessions:Thursday Oral Session B
GETSI (GEodesy Tools for Societal Issues) is an NSF-funded program that develops and disseminates data-rich and societally relevant curriculum for undergraduate field and classroom teaching ...

Other Contributions (4)

River Knickpoints: Distinguishing Between Mobile and Fixed Steps in River Channels part of Vignettes:Vignette Collection
Benjamin Crosby Idaho State University Location Continent: South Pacific Country: New Zealand State/Province: North Island City/Town: Gisborne UTM coordinates and datum: none Setting Climate Setting: Humid ...