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Students are assigned a client who has an option to buy a very large tract of land in western Virginia. On this land she plans to build a large residence with a scenic view, a full basement, a septic system, and a paved driveway for access. For that site, students must use maps, aerial images, and soil survey reports to evaluate the geologic setting and the geomorphic processes, both active and ancient. Their goal is to warn the client of problems and alert her to resources on the property. Designed for a geomorphology course Has minimal/no quantitative component Uses geomorphology to solve problems in other fields

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9
    • Grade 10
    • Grade 11
    • Grade 12

    Keywords:

    Vocational/Professional Development Education,Higher Education,Weathering/Soils,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20100502200630308T,Mass Movement,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Fluvial,NSDL_SetSpec_380601,Landforms/Processes,Hillslopes,NSDL

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    English

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