Stroud Water Research Center
Susan Gill is the Director of Education at the Stroud Water Research Center http://www.stroudcenter.org/. As Ph.D. geoscientist, she translates research findings and communicates them to learners from K-12 to public audiences. In addition to contributing broader impacts to research proposals, she also integrates water-related research results into education projects http://wikiwatershed.org/.
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Course Modules (6)
Unit 2.1 - Basic Tools & Analysis part of Critical Zone Science
This unit will introduce methods and data from Critical Zone observatories as well as methods that scientists use in their research. These activities will provide an introduction to methods used in later units and ...
Module 2: Methods in CZ Science part of Critical Zone Science
Susan Gill (Stroud Water Research Center) and Ashlee Dere (University of Nebraska - Omaha) Summary and Overview This module presents basic scientific methods, such as literature searches and graphing (Unit 2.1) as ...
Module 7: Humans in the Critical Zone part of Critical Zone Science
Susan Gill (Stroud Water Research Center), Ashlee Dere (University of Nebraska - Omaha), and Jim Washburne (Pima Community College and University of Arizona) Summary and Overview All humans live in the Critical ...
Unit 7.1 - Model My Watershed part of Critical Zone Science
Humans are agents of change in the Critical Zone. This unit focuses on the land/water connection and on how human-induced land use change affects local hydrology. Students will apply what they learned in the ...
Unit 7.2 - Agricultural Impacts part of Critical Zone Science
Humans not only reside in the Critical Zone, they depend upon the land and water to provide sustenance. This unit will examine how humans affect soil resources and ecosystem services in the Critical Zone through ...
Unit 2.2 - Basic Critical Zone Concepts part of Critical Zone Science
Students will learn about geoscience-specific methods used to analyze data in the Critical Zone from data-driven activities and short presentations by their peers. The topics include the use of carbon isotopes, ...
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Other Contribution (1)
Integrating the Carbon and Water Cycles within an Ecosystem Esthetic Approach to Landscapes part of CLN:Climate Change Education Projects
http://www.stroudcenter.org/education/projects.htm National Science Foundation