Liza Brazil

Water Data Center

Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activities (2)

Using Methane Concentrations in Streams to Investigate for Potential Leakage of Oil and Gas Wells in Pennsylvania part of Data and Model Driven Hydrology Education:Units
The purpose of this exercise is to guide students through the initial stages of a hypothetical water supply complaint investigation for 3 scenarios where methane has been detected in surface water in PA. This ...

The Case of the Muddy Water: Using Authentic Data to Investigate Impacts of Hydrofracturing part of Data and Model Driven Hydrology Education:Units
The objective of this lesson is to introduce the potential impacts of natural gas extraction through data analysis. First, students will be given an introduction to the importance of topography when studying ...

Conference Presentations (2)

Tools & Support for Integrating Real Environmental Data into Education part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2018:Program:Poster Sessions:Friday
Using real data in a classroom setting can help students better understand scientific concepts. By working with data from a place they are familiar with they can form deeper connections to the research or they can ...

Community Tools and Support for Data Driven Education part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Oral Sessions:Wednesday B
The CUAHSI Water Data Center is an NSF funded program that builds and maintains cyberinfrastructure for publishing and reusing water related environmental data. Through this program, which was originally funded in ...

Other Contributions (8)

Investigating Sugar Run, Lycoming County for Potential Methane Sources part of Data and Model Driven Hydrology Education:Steps
Students will use HydroClient to discover, view, and download methane data collected by the Shale Network. To further investigate the area, Students will use PA DEP Oil and Gas Mapping tool to locate nearby wells. ...

Investigating Centre County, Black Moshannon Lake for Potential Methane Sources part of Data and Model Driven Hydrology Education:Steps
Students will use HydroClient to discover, view, and download methane data collected by the Shale Network. To further investigate the area, Students will use PA DEP Oil and Gas Mapping tool to locate nearby wells. ...

Investigating Chartiers Creek, PA for Potential Methane Sources part of Data and Model Driven Hydrology Education:Steps
Students will use HydroClient to discover, view, and download methane data collected by the Shale Network. To further investigate the area, Students will use PA DEP Oil and Gas Mapping tool to locate nearby wells. ...

Exploring Map Layers for Regions in Pennsylvania part of Data and Model Driven Hydrology Education:Steps
Students are introduced to the importance of topography when studying surface and groundwater. Students will look at a map of oil and gas wells in Pennsylvania, a topographic map of Pennsylvania, and a map of ...

Discover and Download Turbidity and precipitation data for Larry's Creek Watershed from two different sources using HydroClient part of Data and Model Driven Hydrology Education:Steps
Now it's time to dig up some data to solve this mystery. Using HydroClient, you will find turbidity data for Larry's Creek Watershed before, during, and after the incident. You will also find ...

Understanding Larry's Creek Watershed and Turbidity part of Data and Model Driven Hydrology Education:Steps
The following lesson gives background on Larry's Creek Watershed, turbidity, and the relationship between turbidity and precipitation. First the students will read through the Larry's Creek Watershed ...

Downloading Discharge and Precipitation Data from HydroClient and Interpreting it with Graphs in Excel part of Data and Model Driven Hydrology Education:Steps
The following step demonstrates how to use the HydroClient web interface to get time series data for discharge and precipitation from multiple data sources located near Lake Tahoe, CA during 2012. The procedure to ...

Investigating Air Temperature with HydroClient and RStudio part of Data and Model Driven Hydrology Education:Steps
The following step demonstrates how to retrieve a Web Service URL for a specific time series in HydroClient and view and graph the data set in R Studio. This example uses time series data for Air Temperature ...