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Tentative Calendar 2016


Tues Sep 06 > Introduction to Geomorphology
> Reading: Ritter et al. Chapter 1, pp. 1-20
Wed Sep 07 > Lab 1. Field Methodology Literature; due Wednesday Sep 14
> Literature: Harrelson, Rawlings and Potyondy (1994), Holmes et al. (2001), Nolan and Shields (2000), Pleus (1999),
> Literature cont.: Rantz (1982 Chapter 5), Shedd (2014), Turnipseed and Sauer (2010), WMO (2008), WMO (2010)
Thur Sep 08 > Stream Flow
> Reading: Ritter et al. Chapter 5, pp. 181-183 [Surface Water introduction]
> Reading: Ritter et al. Chapter 6, pp. 234-241
> Assignment 1: Stream Channel Geometry; due Tuesday Sep 13

Tues Sep 13 > Stream Flow
> Reading: Ritter et al. Chapter 6, pp. 212-219
> Assignment 1 due
Wed Sep 14 > Lab 2. Tomorrow River Field Trip
> Review field procedures with your team
> Review operation of field equipment
> Lab 1 due
Thur Sep 15 > Stream Flow
> Reading: Ritter et al. Chapter 6, pp. 212-219
> Assignment 2: Stream Turbulence; due Tuesday Sep 20
Fri Sep 16 >MANDATORY FIELD TRIP
> Meet 9:00 AM in Science D318 to collect field equipment
> Bring your own lunch
> Return to UWSP by approximately 4:30
> After returning to UWSP and before going home you must clean your field equipment and put your sediment samples in the oven or set them out to air dry.

Tues Sep 20 > Stream Sediment
> Reading: Ritter et al. Chapter 6, pp. 219-230
> Assignment 2 due
> Assignment 3: Subcritical & Supercritical Flow; due Thursday Sep 22
Wed Sep 21 > Lab 3. Hydraulic Data Analysis; Excel analysis due at the end of class; Profile due Wednesday Sep 28
Thur Sep 22 > Stream Sediment
> Reading: Ritter et al. Chapter 6, pp. 219-230
> Assignment 3 due
> Assignment 4: Geometric and Hydraulic Relationships; due Tuesday Sep 27

Tues Sep 27 > Discuss Assignment 4
> Assignment 4 due
Wed Sep 28 > Lab 4. Research Posters I; due Wednesday Oct 05
> Lab 3 profile due
Thur Sep 29 > Stream Sediment
> Reading: Ritter et al. Chapter 6, pp. 231-241

Tues Oct 04 > Stream Sediment
> Assignment 5: Stream Sediment; due Thursday Oct 06
Wed Oct 05 > Lab 5. Hydraulic Hypothesis Tests; due Wednesday Oct 12
> Lab 4 due
Thur Oct 06 > Channel Patterns
> Reading: Ritter et al. Chapter 6, pp. 234-252
> Assignment 5 due

Tue Oct 11 > Channel Patterns
> Reading: Ritter et al. Chapter 6, pp. 234-252
Wed Oct 12 > Lab 6. Research Posters II; due Wednesday Oct 19
> Lab 5 due
Thur Oct 13

> Floodplains
> Reading: Ritter et al. Chapter 7 pp. 262-274
> Assignment 6: Stream Channel Patterns; due Tuesday Oct 18
> Assignment 6: Images


Tue Oct 18 > Floodplains
> Reading: Ritter et al. Chapter 7 pp. 274-282
> Assignment 6 due
Wed Oct 19 > Lab 7 . Streambed Texture Analysis; due Friday Oct 28 by 5:00 PM
> Lab 6 due
Thur Oct 20  

Tues Oct 25  
Wed Oct 26 EXAM 1 *** EXAM 1
Thur Oct 27 > Weathering Processes and Landforms
> Reading: Ritter et al. Chapter 3, pp. 48-64
> Reading: Ritter et al. Chapter 4, pp. 86-100

Tues Nov 01 > Weathering Processes and Landforms
> Reading: Ritter et al. Chapter 3, pp. 48-64
> Reading: Ritter et al. Chapter 4, pp. 86-100
Wed Nov 02 > Finish research posters
> Posters due by 4:00 Friday, Nov 04
> All sieving and associated Excel work due by 4:00 Friday, Nov 04
Thur Nov 03 > Weathering Processes and Landforms
> Reading: Ritter et al. Chapter 3, pp. 48-64
> Reading: Ritter et al. Chapter 4, pp. 86-100
> Assignment 7: Weathering Processes and Landforms; due Tuesday Nov 8
> Assignment 7: Images

Tues Nov 08 > Karst Processes and Landforms
> Reading: Ritter et al. Chapter 12, pp. 472-501
> Assignment 7 due
Wed Nov 09 > Lab 8. Sediment Hypothesis Tests; due Wednesday Nov 16
Thur Nov 10 > Karst Processes and Landforms
> Reading: Ritter et al. Chapter 12, pp. 472-501
> Assignment 8: Karst Landforms; due Tuesday Nov 15
> Assignment 8: Images
> Assignment 8: Map

Tues Nov 15 > Karst Processes and Landforms
> Reading: Ritter et al. Chapter 12, pp. 472-501
> Assignment 8: Karst Landforms; due Tuesday Nov 15
> Assignment 8: Images
> Assignment 8: Map
Wed Nov 16 > Lab 9. Research Presentations; due Wednesday Nov 23
> Lab 8 due
Thur Nov 17 > Glacial Processes
> Assignment 9: Glacial Shear Stress; due Tuesday Nov 22
> Assignment 8 due

Tues Nov 22 > Glacial Wisconsin: Depositional Landforms
> Reading:
Wed Nov 23 > Lab 10. Portage County Glacial Landforms Part 2; due Wednesday Nov 30
> Lab 9 due
Thur Nov 24 NO CLASS; THANKSGIVING BREAK

Tues Nov 29 > Alpine Glacial Landforms
> Reading:
Wed Nov 30 > Lab 10. Portage County Glacial Landforms Part 1
> Local field trip 9:00-11:00 AM. Bring maps to take notes on
Thur Dec 01 > Slope Stability and Mass Wasting

Tues Dec 06 > Slope Stability and Mass Wasting
> Reading:
> Assignment 10: Slope Stability; due Tuesday Dec 13
Wed Dec 07 > Lab 11. Alpine Glacial Landforms; due at the end of class
> Lab 10 due
Thur Dec 08 > Slope Stability and Mass Wasting

Tues Dec 13 > Oral Presentations
Wed Dec 14 > Lab 12. Mass Wasting Landforms; due at the end of class
Thur Dec 15 > Oral Presentations

Mon Dec 19 EXAM 2 *** EXAM 2 Time: 2:45-4:45 PM

 

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Last revised November 14, 2016