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Geomorphology – Fall 2018

Post, photos, and illustrations by Victoria Race This semester, the Geomorphology class from the College of Wooster Earth Sciences department went to several local field sites to study geomorphological features, soil catenas, groundwater flow, etc. One of these sites was … Continue reading

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Welcome to Geomorphology (ESCI 375)

Welcome to the 2018 Geomorphology course at The College of Wooster. In the archives to the right (and below) are some posts from previous classes – take a look we will be doing some of these activities.  Please check this Syllabus weekly for … Continue reading

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Fern Valley – Round 1

The group at Fern Valley – a bit of a rain during the trip. Fern Valley is near the southern margin of the Laurentide Ice Sheet. Peter was able to probe meters down below the glacial moraine materials and into … Continue reading

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Soils at Browns Lake

It is the dry season but even so – we were a bit puzzled why all but one well was dry. We took a quick march to the lake outlet to recover the transducer.  

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A View of the Killbuck Aquifer in Millersburg

The high wall of Holmesville Supply sand and gravel gave us a look at what the Wooster Aquifer is made – a sand and gravel Ice Age braided stream (special thanks to Jeremiah for his tour of the mining).

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Fieldwork in Geomorphology

Geomorphology (Geology 300) has been taking advantage of the good weather this Fall traveling in the area. Above the full class stands on a point bar of the Apple Creek. Waves go out to Brian Merritt who experienced an injury … Continue reading

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