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Other

Description:

This is an exercise based on the geologic hazard of land subsidence in areas of karst terrain. A brief introduction is given to ground water, the development of karst, and the resulting collapse features due to the lowering of the water table. Photos and an animation support the discussion. Users are directed to print out a question sheet that is intended to guide exploration of the Edwards Aquifer Homepage. A connection to the Edwards Aquifer site is available. Links are provided to different geologic exercises on earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanoes, and related geology websites.

Subjects:

  • Science > General

Education Levels:

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

Keywords:

Space Science,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Astronomy,NSDL,Chemistry,Geology,Science,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003230209478T,NSDL_SetSpec_dlese.org,Higher Education,High School,Space sciences,Physical sciences,Earth science,Physics,Geoscience,Graduate/Professional,Natural hazards

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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