Mark Sweeney

Earth Sciences, Earth Science

University of South Dakota

Webinar Leader, Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activities (2)

Glacial Landforms part of Geomorphology:Activities
Students learn to identify glacial landforms on aerial photography and other imagery. Students appreciate the value of seeing the images in 3-D.

Soil Properties and Geomorphology part of Geomorphology:Activities
Compare soil data to different ages of fluvial terraces. Students enter data into Excel and interpret it themselves.

Course (1)

Principles of Geomorphology part of Course Design:Goals Database
Geomorphology is the study of landforms and the processes involved in their creation and evolution through time. Climatic and tectonic controls on landform evolution will be emphasized in this class.

Conference Presentation (1)

Sustainable Rivers: Using Placed-Based Learning to Integrate Science Across the Liberal Arts Curriculum part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Oral Sessions:Wednesday B
As part of the InTeGrate implementation program, the University of South Dakota (USD) began incorporating science and sustainability issues related to the Missouri River into courses across the liberal arts ...

Other Contributions (2)

Eureka Flat: How glacial outburst floods started the dust engine of the Pacific Northwest part of Vignettes:Vignette Collection
Mark Sweeney University of South Dakota Location Continent: North America Country: United States of America State/Province: Washington/Pacific Northwest City/Town: UTM coordinates and datum: none Setting Climate ...

University of South Dakota - Sustainable Rivers: Integrating Earth Science and Sustainability Across the Curriculum part of Integrate:Program Design:InTeGrate Program Models:University of South Dakota
The Sustainable Rivers program worked to increase student understanding of and interest in Earth science and sustainability by spreading sustainability content from InTeGrate throughout the undergraduate curriculum ...