Geology 107
Earth Science Lab Schedule




(print ALL FILES in this column before lab)


Week 1 Topographic Maps TopoMaps.doc

Week 2 Minerals Minerals.doc
Week 3 Field Trip (weather permitting) or Igneous Rocks Ig_rocks.doc
Week 4 Field Trip or

Igneous Rocks

Week 5 Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rocks Sed_meta_rocks.doc

rock walk map

Week 6 Earthquakes
USGS Earthquake Hazards Program-Home

ABAG Earthquake Maps and Information Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) Home Page

"We Don't Have Earthquakes in Colorado, Do We?"

Week 7 Field Trip Field Trip  
Week 8 Data collection for group project  

Stream discharge data:
Real time flow data for the Animas River at Durango:

Water Resources of the United States

EPA's Surf Your Watershed
FEMA National Flood Insurance Program 


Missionary Ridge realtime precipitation gages - 

Week 9 Weathering Weathering.doc  
Week 10 Groundwater   Groundwater.doc

Groundwater in the Southwestern United States:
Southwest Groundwater Resources USGS


Precipitation data:
Monthly precipitation and mean temperature data for selected stations in the US.  U.S Historical Climatology Network.

                                                                                     Plot of monthly precipitation values (NOAA)

Water Resources of Colorado

Colorado Water Knowledge

Week 11 Oceans & Coastal Processes Coasts.doc National Park Service - NatureNet: Geologic Resources
Week 12 Presentation and discussion of group project results   You must attend class in order to get credit for your project - no exceptions!
Week 13 Weather Weather.doc

The Earth's Atmosphere

Severe and Hazardous Weather - Tornadoes, Hurricanes, Hail, Thunderstorms, Blizzards

Week 14 Group project due   Project papers due