University of Northern Colorado
<p class="xxmsonormal">Sharon is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Geoscience at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, CO. She has a background in geology and fluvial geomorphology with her research focusing on controls on sediment transport in riparian areas. She studies water quality and vegetation-hydraulic interactions. She teaches courses in introductory geology, Hydrology, Soils, and Geomorphology.
Website Content Contributions
Working with Point Clouds in CloudCompare and Classifying with CANUPO part of Cutting Edge:Enhance Your Teaching:Teaching with Online Field Experiences:Activities
In spring 2020, the world was hit by a pandemic that spread globally by March, causing universities and most of the world to move to remote means. Summer field camps, long hailed as a rite of passage in the ...
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Geoscience Field Issues Using High-Resolution Topography to Understand Earth Surface Processes part of Cutting Edge:Enhance Your Teaching:Teaching with Online Field Experiences:Courses
The objective of the course is to train students in manual and remote sensing methods of topographic data collection, including 1) GPS/GNSS surveys, 2) structure from motion (SfM), and 3) ground-based (terrestrial ...
Conference Presentations (2)
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:Previous 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 ...
Promoting Inclusion in the Geosciences with an Equity-Minded Syllabus part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2020:Program:Poster Sessions:Posters
The syllabus provides a first opportunity to leave an impression on your students and can go a long way in helping to promote an inclusive environment in your course, especially for marginalized students. ...