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Earth/Environmental Science

Virtual River

Students will find two interactive exercises designed to help you learn about river processes like discharge, flooding, and flood frequency. Each activity requires you to make careful observations and measurements, do simple calculations, and answer questions about your work. A "Certificate of Completion" will be available to each student at the end of each activity.

Discipline: Geoscience, hydrology, science and technology
Topics: river discharge, flooding, and flood frequency
Product: Geology Labs-Online
Vendor: California State University
Cost: Free
Technical requirements:Java and Flash
Accessibility info: None Available
Link to Lab: Virtual River
Reviews: None
MERLOT Resources: personal collections
Instructional Materials: instructor and lab manuals available online from vendor
Description: Interactive, inquiry-based simulations and exercises for college level courses in geoscience, geology, geophysics, tectonics, science and technology.
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