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Experiential Learning Opportunity (Elo) And Utilization Of Field-And-Data- Based Information Obtained Through The Infusion Of Technology: Highlights On Nasa Stem And Earth Science Curricula, Nazrul I. Khandaker, Matthew Khargie, Shuayb Siddiqu, Sol De Leon, Katina Singh, Newrence Wills, Krishna Mahibar 2017 CUNY York College

Experiential Learning Opportunity (Elo) And Utilization Of Field-And-Data- Based Information Obtained Through The Infusion Of Technology: Highlights On Nasa Stem And Earth Science Curricula, Nazrul I. Khandaker, Matthew Khargie, Shuayb Siddiqu, Sol De Leon, Katina Singh, Newrence Wills, Krishna Mahibar

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There is a greater emphasis on hands-on involvement and critical thinking skills in the geosciences and other STEM fields to inspire and engage K- 16 students to value scientific content and enable them to discover the well-documented nature of the fundamental scientific principles needed to explain various earth science and other STEM-related core phenomena. NASA MAA curricula are ideal for engaging K1-16 students in this context, since grade-specific lesson plans open-up a plethora of pedagogically sound and relevant earth science activities. These include earth’s materials and properties, meteorites, robotics, hot air balloon, flight simulation, star gazing, material science, crystal ...


Geology Of Northeastern Nebraska And Environs: Cedar, Dakota, And Dixon Counties In Nebraska, And Plymouth And Woodbury County In Iowa, Robert Matthew Joeckel, Dana Divine, P.R. Hanson, Leslie M. Howard 2017 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Geology Of Northeastern Nebraska And Environs: Cedar, Dakota, And Dixon Counties In Nebraska, And Plymouth And Woodbury County In Iowa, Robert Matthew Joeckel, Dana Divine, P.R. Hanson, Leslie M. Howard

Conservation and Survey Division

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Reference Data Set Of Volcanic Ash Physicochemical And Optical Properties, A. Vogel, S. Diplas, A. J. Durant, A. S. Azar, M. F. Sunding, William I. Rose, A. Sytchkova, C. Bonadonna, K. Krüger, A. Stohl 2017 Norwegian Institute of Air Research

Reference Data Set Of Volcanic Ash Physicochemical And Optical Properties, A. Vogel, S. Diplas, A. J. Durant, A. S. Azar, M. F. Sunding, William I. Rose, A. Sytchkova, C. Bonadonna, K. Krüger, A. Stohl

William I. Rose

Uncertainty in the physicochemical and optical properties of volcanic ash particles creates errors in the detection and modeling of volcanic ash clouds and in quantification of their potential impacts. In this study, we provide a data set that describes the physicochemical and optical properties of a representative selection of volcanic ash samples from nine different volcanic eruptions covering a wide range of silica contents (50–80 wt % SiO2). We measured and calculated parameters describing the physical (size distribution, complex shape, and dense-rock equivalent mass density), chemical (bulk and surface composition), and optical (complex refractive index from ultraviolet to near-infrared wavelengths ...


Martian Cave Air-Movement Via Helmholtz Resonance, Kaj E. Williams, Timothy N. Titus, Chris H. Okubo, Glen E. Cushing 2017 U.S. Geological Survey

Martian Cave Air-Movement Via Helmholtz Resonance, Kaj E. Williams, Timothy N. Titus, Chris H. Okubo, Glen E. Cushing

International Journal of Speleology

Infrasonic resonance has previously been measured in terrestrial caves by other researchers, where Helmholtz resonance has been suggested as the plausible mechanism resulting in periodic wind reversals within cave entrances. We extend this reasoning to possible Martian caves, where we examine the characteristics of four atypical pit craters (APCs) on Tharsis, suggested as candidate cave entrance locations. The results show that, for several possible cave air movement periods, we are able to infer the approximate cave volumes. The utility of inferring cave volumes for planetary cave exploration is discussed.


Allostratigraphy, Paleogeographic Evolution And Accommodation Controls Of The Lower Colorado Allogroup In West-Central Alberta, Canada (Western Canada Foreland Basin), Steve Morrow 2017 The University of Western Ontario

Allostratigraphy, Paleogeographic Evolution And Accommodation Controls Of The Lower Colorado Allogroup In West-Central Alberta, Canada (Western Canada Foreland Basin), Steve Morrow

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

The Lower Colorado allogroup of the Western Canada Foreland Basin is a mud-dominated rock succession of marine, estuarine, and coastal plain depositional origin. Relative sea-level oscillations produced bounding discontinuities that allow the allogroup to be divided into four alloformations: the Joli Fou, Viking, Westgate, and Fish Scales.

Rocks of the Lower Colorado allogroup within the study area record marine depositional environments represented by 9 facies. The facies represent depositional environments ranging from offshore marine to lower shoreface through to upper shoreface and river mouth environments.

Geometric analysis of the isopach maps of the regional allomembers of the Lower Colorado allogroup ...


Evaluating The East Java Tsunami Hazard: What Can Newly-Discovered Imbricate Coastal Boulder Accumulations Near Pacitan And At Pantai Papuma, Indonesia Tell Us?, William Nile Meservy 2017 Brigham Young University

Evaluating The East Java Tsunami Hazard: What Can Newly-Discovered Imbricate Coastal Boulder Accumulations Near Pacitan And At Pantai Papuma, Indonesia Tell Us?, William Nile Meservy

All Theses and Dissertations

Our paleotsunami surveys of the southern Java coast led to the discovery of five imbricate coastal boulder fields near Pacitan, Indonesia that may date to the mid-to-late 19th century or prior and two similar fields at Pantai Papuma and Pantai Pasir Putih that were tsunami-emplaced during the 1994 7.9 Mw event in East Java. Estimated ages for the fields near Pacitan are based on historical records and radiocarbon analyses of coral boulders. The largest imbricated boulders in fields near Pacitan and in East Java are similar in size (approximately 3 m^3) and are primarily composed of platy beachrock ...


Development And Testing Of The Valence Multipole Model Oh Potential For Use In Molecular Dynamics Simulation, Charles Stephen Andros 2017 Brigham Young University

Development And Testing Of The Valence Multipole Model Oh Potential For Use In Molecular Dynamics Simulation, Charles Stephen Andros

All Theses and Dissertations

Here we describe the fitting and testing, via molecular dynamics simulation, of a bond-order potential for water with a unique force field parameterization. Most potentials for water, including some bond-order (reactive) potentials, are based on a traditional, many-body decomposition to describe water's structure with bond stretch, angle bend, electrostatics, and non-bonded terms. Our model uses an expanded version of the Bond Valence Model, the Valence Multipole Model, to describe all aspects of molecular structure using multibody, bond-order terms. Prior work successfully related these multibody, bond order terms to energy, provided the structures were close to equilibrium. The success of ...


Geology Of The Middle Member Of The Bakken Formation In Divide County, North Dakota, Mandy Brewer 2017 Montana Tech

Geology Of The Middle Member Of The Bakken Formation In Divide County, North Dakota, Mandy Brewer

Graduate Theses & Non-Theses

The Upper Devonian-Lower Mississippian Bakken Formation of Williston Basin is a large unconventional oil and gas play consisting of a lower shale member, a middle member, and an upper shale member. The middle member is a production target because it contains porosity and petroleum expelled from the shale members around it. Variable production and sweet spots of the Bakken in the study area of Divide County, ND and 15 miles around Divide County in the USA prompted a closer look at middle member Bakken sediments. For this study, 606 wells were correlated and thin sections from two wells located 10 ...


C5: The Sandy River Re-Visited, Julia Daly, Thomas Eastler, Daniel Locke 2017 University of Maine at Farmington

C5: The Sandy River Re-Visited, Julia Daly, Thomas Eastler, Daniel Locke

New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference 2017

Guidebook for field trips in Western Maine and Northern New Hampshire: New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference, p. 317-326.


C1: Applying The Cosmogenic Nuclide Dipstick Model For Deglaciation Of Mt. Washington, P. Thompson Davis, Alexandria J. Koester, Jeremy D. Shakun, Paul R. Bierman, Lee B. Corbett 2017 Bentley University

C1: Applying The Cosmogenic Nuclide Dipstick Model For Deglaciation Of Mt. Washington, P. Thompson Davis, Alexandria J. Koester, Jeremy D. Shakun, Paul R. Bierman, Lee B. Corbett

New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference 2017

Guidebook for field trips in Western Maine and Northern New Hampshire: New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference, p. 247-272.


C2: Field Relations, Petrography And Provenance Of Mafic Dikes, Western Maine, David Gibson, Donald Osthoff, Chase Rerrick 2017 University of Maine at Farmington

C2: Field Relations, Petrography And Provenance Of Mafic Dikes, Western Maine, David Gibson, Donald Osthoff, Chase Rerrick

New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference 2017

Guidebook for field trips in Western Maine and Northern New Hampshire: New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference, p. 273-286.


C4: The New Hampshire Spherulitic Rhyolites: Rocks Of Importance To Prehistoric Native Americans, Sarah Baker, Boisvert Richard, J. Dykstra Eusden, Nathan Hamilton, Stephen Pollock 2017 New Hampshire Geological Survey

C4: The New Hampshire Spherulitic Rhyolites: Rocks Of Importance To Prehistoric Native Americans, Sarah Baker, Boisvert Richard, J. Dykstra Eusden, Nathan Hamilton, Stephen Pollock

New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference 2017

Guidebook for field trips in Western Maine and Northern New Hampshire: New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference, p. 305-316.


C3: Transect From The Migmatized Central Maine Belt To The Bronson Hill Anticlinorium, J. Dykstra Eusden, Sarah Baker, Jordan Cargill, Eric Divan, Ian Hillenbrand, Paul O'Sullivan, Audrey Wheatcroft 2017 Bates College

C3: Transect From The Migmatized Central Maine Belt To The Bronson Hill Anticlinorium, J. Dykstra Eusden, Sarah Baker, Jordan Cargill, Eric Divan, Ian Hillenbrand, Paul O'Sullivan, Audrey Wheatcroft

New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference 2017

Guidebook for field trips in Western Maine and Northern New Hampshire: New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference, p. 287-304.


C6: Migmatites In Pinkham Notch, New Hampshire, Tim Allen 2017 Keene State College

C6: Migmatites In Pinkham Notch, New Hampshire, Tim Allen

New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference 2017

Guidebook for field trips in Western Maine and Northern New Hampshire: New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference, p. 327-344.


Precipitation And Sea Level Rise Impacts On Groundwater Levels In Virginia Beach, Virginia, Brett A. Buzzanga 2017 Old Dominion University

Precipitation And Sea Level Rise Impacts On Groundwater Levels In Virginia Beach, Virginia, Brett A. Buzzanga

OEAS Theses and Dissertations

Global sea level rise (SLR) is one of the most immediate impacts of climate change, and poses a significant threat to low-lying coastal communities worldwide. The metropolitan region of Hampton Roads in Southeastern Virginia is one such community, and one where knowledge surrounding SLR is rapidly accumulating. However, most of the research is focused exclusively on surface water processes despite the presence of a shallow groundwater table closely connected to them. SLR will continue to cause the groundwater table to increase in tidally influenced areas of Hampton Roads, and thereby decrease storage capacity of the unsaturated zone.

This study investigates ...


B1: Geology Of The Bald Mountain-Saddleback Wind Range, West-Central Maine, Douglas N. Reusch, Jake Hansen 2017 University of Maine at Farmington

B1: Geology Of The Bald Mountain-Saddleback Wind Range, West-Central Maine, Douglas N. Reusch, Jake Hansen

New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference 2017

Guidebook for field trips in Western Maine and Northern New Hampshire: New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference, p. 119-134.


B2: Glacial Deposits And Late-Glacial To Postglacial Alluvial Fans In The Northwestern White Mountains, New Hampshire, Woodrow B. Thompson, Gregory Barker 2017 Maine Geological Survey

B2: Glacial Deposits And Late-Glacial To Postglacial Alluvial Fans In The Northwestern White Mountains, New Hampshire, Woodrow B. Thompson, Gregory Barker

New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference 2017

Guidebook for field trips in Western Maine and Northern New Hampshire: New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference, p. 135-160.


B3: Paleo-Dunes And Other Post-Glacial Oddities In The Woods And Fields Of New Sharon And Chesterville, Me, Patricia M. Millette, Benjamin Andrews, Anna Glass, Thaddeus Gunther, Roshan Luick 2017 Mt. Blue High School

B3: Paleo-Dunes And Other Post-Glacial Oddities In The Woods And Fields Of New Sharon And Chesterville, Me, Patricia M. Millette, Benjamin Andrews, Anna Glass, Thaddeus Gunther, Roshan Luick

New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference 2017

Guidebook for field trips in Western Maine and Northern New Hampshire: New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference, p. 161-176.


B5: Geology Of The Lower Ellis River Valley And Rumford Whitecap Mountain, Andover And Rumford, Maine, Lindsay J. Spigel, Amber T.H. Whittaker, Ryan P. Gordon 2017 Maine Geological Survey

B5: Geology Of The Lower Ellis River Valley And Rumford Whitecap Mountain, Andover And Rumford, Maine, Lindsay J. Spigel, Amber T.H. Whittaker, Ryan P. Gordon

New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference 2017

Guidebook for field trips in Western Maine and Northern New Hampshire: New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference, p. 197-216.


B4: Bedrock Geology Of Mt. Washington, Presidential Range, Nh, J. Dykstra Eusden, Brigit Anderson, Carlos Castro, Patrick Gardner, Chris Guiterman, Stephanie Higgins, Kelley Kugel, Adam Reid, Charles Rodda, Caitlin Tamposi 2017 Bates College

B4: Bedrock Geology Of Mt. Washington, Presidential Range, Nh, J. Dykstra Eusden, Brigit Anderson, Carlos Castro, Patrick Gardner, Chris Guiterman, Stephanie Higgins, Kelley Kugel, Adam Reid, Charles Rodda, Caitlin Tamposi

New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference 2017

Guidebook for field trips in Western Maine and Northern New Hampshire: New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference, p. 177-196.


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