Welcome to the online supplement for the Laboratory Manual in Physical Geology.
The weblinks included in this chapter were chosen to help you with the following learning objectives:
- Be able to use topographic maps and stereograms
to describe and interpret streams: their
valley shapes, channel configurations, drainage
patterns, and the erosional landscapes and
depositional features they create.
- Understand erosional and mass wastage
processes that occur at Niagara Falls, and be
able to evaluate rates at which the falls is retreating
- Explore and infer meander evolution on the
- Be able to construct a flood magnitude/frequency
graph, map flooded and flood hazard zones, and
assess the extent of flood hazards along the Flint
Be able to determine the flood hazard level
where you live and what to do if you are caught
in a flood (using online resources of the Federal
Emergency Management Agency).