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3/22 Dreams of Streams- stream tables, the flume and the mass waster

For the next couple of weeks in Geomorph lab we are working with physical models of natural systems to understand stream hydraulics and landforms and slope evolution processes.   Below are many photos from the first lab.

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Tombstone Weathering

On February 10, students visited the Riverside Cemetary in Albion to try and establish weathering rates of marble tombstones that dated back to the 1830’s.   It was a sunny but cold day.   Students measured thickness changes in headstone slabs and … Continue reading

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Welcome to Geology 208 Geomorphology

Geomorphology is the study of earth surface processes and landforms.   Twenty-one students are enrolled in the course this spring 2011 semester.    We started the course with some historical perspective on the science of geomorphology and have been learning about large … Continue reading

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