Author Archives: Greg Wiles

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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Geomorphology – Fall 2018

Discussing the subsurface flow in a sand and gravel Kame at Browns Lake Bog.  

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Welcome to Geomorphology and Environmental Hydrogeology

Class meets in Scovel 116 MWF, Lab will meet in various classrooms and labs. Initially we will be visiting ┬álocal field sites in lab (this coming Monday). Below are some scenes of last year’s class. Surveying the monitoring well elevations. … Continue reading

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Fieldwork at Fern Valley and along the Little Killbuck

The group at Fern Valley. Gaging Wilkin Run and measuring water levels in wells. Leo examining the Ice Contact stratified drift of the terminal moraine that in part lies across Fern Valley. This deposit records the Laurentide’s ice sheet advance … Continue reading

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More Field Work – Fern Valley Next

  Senior IS day only the dedicated staff members made the trip to Browns Lake to record water levels and install a well.     Now that the snow pack measured and described at Wooster Memorial Park is gone downstream … Continue reading

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Obtained a New Core and Some Infrastructure

Dr. Lowell and a crew from the University of Cincinnati spent thee days with us on the ice at Browns Lake Bog. The objectives were to take a series of long cores from the ice platform at the bog and, … Continue reading

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