Writing Assignment Instructions The objective of these assignments is for you to explore how geological factors impact society and how we in turn affect the environment around us. You will be investigating the environmental geology of Los Angeles, and will be writing a complete report, split into three separate assignments. In the first paper, you […]
ASSIGNMENT Why does the annual temperature range increase as the latitude increases? Although this situation is not always true, the three climographs show decreasing precipitation with latitude. Why is there potential for greater precipitation at lower latitudes? Land heats and cools more rapidly than water. Therefore. seasonal temperature variation is moderated at locations influenced by […]
Geology PowerPoint presentation on Yemen Choose one nation-state anywhere in the world, even one that we didn’t go over in class. Any country will do, but you can’t use the U.S. You will create a brochure to inform people about the country you choose. This should be 10-12 slides of a PowerPoint.
GEOG 101: Geology Why have few dinosaur fossils been discovered in California?Explain.
Geochemistry 1 Discuss a case study on: Urban soil geochemistry of an intensively developing Siberian city: A case study of Tyumen, Russia.
Parks and Preservation: Oceania Search online for a preservation area, historic place, or national park in the region of Oceania. These could be historic public buildings, national parks, wildlife preserves, museums, monuments, memorials, tourist destinations, etc. Use the park/museum/reserve’s OFFICIAL website (not a trip advisor page or something) to answer the questions below. Try to […]
Sustainability Paper Sustainability is the process of living within the limits of available physical, natural and social resources in ways that allow the living systems in which humans are embedded to thrive in perpetuity. how to complete paper: • Cover Page: Give the name of your paper, your name, the date and course this is. […]
Fractional Crystallization of Magma Objective In this exercise, you will gain an understanding of magmatic differentiation by fractional crystallization using a model magma chamber. The activity was adapted from materials developed by Dr. Karl Wirth at Macalester College (http://www.macalester.edu/geology/wirth/CourseMaterials.html) Introduction In lecture you learned about the importance of fractionation in generating the diversity of observed […]
Environmental Geology: Summative Project The purpose of this project is for you to apply what you have learned in this class. You will be researching a location and determining the interaction of humans and the environment. You may choose the location where you intend to live in the future (your dream location or somewhere you […]
ASSIGNMENT Mass Wasting, Streams, and Floods Learning Objectives: Obtain and analyze peak stream-flow data from the United States Geological Survey Calculate Recurrence Intervals for different peak stream-flows over time Points: 32 points total. Flood Stage and Flooding Flooding is a common and a serious problem on and along our nation’s waterways. Flood stage is reached […]