CHICAGO ROCKS! Geology in the City
ESCI 109, Section 01
#24 (December 1, 2009)
By the end of today's class, you should be able to do the following:
Topographic Maps, Stream Processes, and Surficial Geology
w On the big map of the Chicago region at the front of the room, use sticky notes to mark the general location of each of the following streams:
|4 Fox River||4 Sanitary and Ship Canal||4 East Branch of the DuPage River|
|4 Des Plaines River||4 North Shore Channel||4 West Branch of the DuPage River|
|4 Salt Creek||4 Calumet Sag Channel||4 North Branch of the Chicago River|
w Explain what controls
the location of the major streams in the Chicago area.
w Describe the characteristics of the intermorainal areas in the Chicago area.
Team Project Overview (Most of this was covered last time, but the items in red get special attention today.)
Project Goal: Investigate the geology of a specific
Chrzastowski, Michael. 2005. Chicagoland:
Geology and the Making of a Metropolis. Field excursion for the 2005
annual meeting Association of American State Geologists, June 15, 2005.
Urbana, Illinois: Illinois State Geological Survey, OFS 2005-9.
(You may check out
a "loaner" CD of this document.)
Planning Your Future:
What Is Beyond NEIU?
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