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Virtual River: Discharge and Flooding - Geology Labs On-line
Entry ID: Virtual_River-02

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Summary
Abstract: (Adapted from the Virtual River webpage)

Virtual River consists of two activities (Discharge and Flooding) that help students understand some of the important process of rivers such as discharge and flood frequency The activity about Flooding is in "Beta" Release. A "Demonstration" version is available so that instructors can take a quick tour to see if the activity is appropriate for their ... View entire text
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Description: Virtual River Discharge: The goal of this exercise is to introduce you to some basic concepts about how rivers work.
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Service Citation
Originators: Gary A. Novak
Title: Virtual River: Discharge and Flooding - Geology Labs On-line
Provider: Virtual Courseware
URL: http://www.sciencecourseware.org/VirtualRiver/
Parent SERF
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Virtual_Geology-00
Service Keywords
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >CURRICULUM SUPPORT >CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES Parameter Definition
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >INTERACTIVE PROGRAMS >WEB-BASED Parameter Definition

Use Constraints Technical Considerations and System Requirements

Much of Virtual River consists of Java applets and JavaScript routines. It also
uses the Macromedia Flash plug-in. You must use a Java enabled browser. Virtual
River works best with Netscape Communicator 4.08 or higher on both Windows
machines and Macs and ... View entire text
Ancillary Keywords
On-line
Interactive
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Service Provider
CALSTATE-LA/VC > Virtual Courseware, California State University, Los Angeles Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.sciencecourseware.org/eecindex.php

Service Provider Personnel
Name: GARY NOVAK
Phone: 323-343-2406
Fax: 323-343-2435
Email: gnovak at calstatela.edu
Contact Address:
Department of Geology
California State University, Los Angeles
City: Los Angeles
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 90032-8203
Country: United States
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Electronic
Distribution_Format: HTML, Java
Personnel
GARY NOVAK
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 323-343-2406
Fax: 323-343-2435
Email: gnovak at calstatela.edu
Contact Address:
Department of Geology
California State University, Los Angeles
City: Los Angeles
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 90032-8203
Country: United States
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2000-09-11
SERF Last Revision Date: 2013-01-03
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