Weekly Downloads
(Readings, Web Modules, presentations,
and Lab Materials)

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Here are also some useful links. These are the URLs listed on the syllabus.
Visualizing Topography
Using the UTM/MGRS map coordinate system
Useful Map Tools for downloading
Trimble - All about GPS tutorial
Google Maps (this one is particularly cool!)

Readings and Questions
Materials from Monday
Materials from Wednesday
Week 1
(aug, 29)
nada
Paul's Intro pres
(ppt) (webppt)
Intro to GPS and mapping
(ppt) (webppt)
Lab Handout (pdf)
Map and Orthophotos (veiw)
Week 2
(Sept, 5)
READ Demands and Disposal (.pdf)

READ The River, from Encounters
with the Archdruid, McPhee

Preveiw Reading Questions (html)
No Class
Labor Day
Putting Rivers in a Human Context

Lab Handout (pdf)
Map (view)

Week 3
(Sept, 12)
READ Stream and Drainage Systems (.pdf)

Preveiw Reading Questions (html)
River Morphology and Process
(ppt) (webppt)
Winooski Float Trip
Lab Handout (pdf)
Map and Orthophotos (view)
Week 4
(Sept, 19)
READ A Manual of Field Hydrology
(p. 49-74) (pdf)

Preview Reading Questions (html)
Fluxes of Water, Sediment and
Elements
(ppt) (webppt)
Huntington River Lab
Lab Handout (pdf)
Disolved and suspended sed data (html)
Velocity Rating Curve (html)
Map and Orthophotos (view)
Week 5
(Sept 25)
READ Atchafalaya, from Control of Nature,
McPhee

READ Unearthing New Truths (pdf)

Preview Reading Questions (html)
River Interactions
(ppt) (webppt)
River Interactions - Mill Ponds
Lab Handout (.pdf)
Winooski and Huntington Specs (html)
Rob's Sketch of the Mill Pond (html)
Map and Orthophotos (view)
Week 6
(Oct, 3)
READ Soils and soil formation (pdf)

READ Henry's Land (pdf)

Preview Reading Questions (html)
Rivers Through Time
(ppt) (webppt)
Terraces and Soils Lab
Handout (pdf)
Air Photos and Beers Maps (view)
UTM Map etc. (view)
Soil Pit GPS locations (html)
Soil Pit descriptions (view)
Glacial History of Huntington Valley (pdf)
Week 7
(Oct 10)
READ GSA Today Article (pdf)

First Hour Exam
Image Analysis Workshop
Project Handout (view) (pdf)
Week 8
(Oct 17)
Nada, work on projects
No Class - GSA time
No Class - GSA time
Week 9
(Oct 24)
READ LA Against the Mtns., From Control
of Nature, McPhee

Preview Reading Questions (html)
Hillslopes and Erosion
(ppt) (webppt)
Investigating Landslides and Erosion

(writing assignment to hand in)

Week 10
(Oct 31)
READ Landslides and Mass Wasting (pdf)

Preview Reading Questions (html)
Hillslopes - Simple Mathmatical
Models of a complex Reality

(ppt) (webppt)
Slope Stability Model Construction
Handout (pdf)
Excel Model (.xls)
Equations (.pdf)
Week 11
READ Wagner, 1970 (pdf)

READ Loso, 1998 (pdf)

Preview Reading Questions (html)
Glaciers, Climate Change
and History

(ppt) (webppt)
Examining Glacial Deposits:
Lab Handout (pdf)
Miller Brook Map (pdf)
Waitt and David 1988 (pdf)
Wright et al. 1997 (pdf)
Week 12
READ Glaciers and Glaciation (pdf)

Preview Reading Questions (html)
Glaciers - Physical Behavior
(ppt) (webppt)
Modeling Glacier Behavior Lab
Handout (pdf)
Flow law (xls)
Nye (xls)
KEY FOR LAB (pdf)
Week 13
Nada
Second Hour Exam
No Class - T Day
Week 14
READ Cooling the lave
from Control of Nature

Preview Reading Questions (html)
Endogenic Forcing -
Volcanoes and Tectonics

(ppt) (webppt)
World Maping Exercise
Week 15
Nada
Feedback
Poster Session