Chicago's Environmental Geology
Earth Science 109W,
Section 01, Spring 2012
DAILY OBJECTIVES: Friday, March 16, 2012
By the end of today's class, you should be able to do the following:
Draw a diagram illustrating the
Sketch a hydrograph and explain what it
Explain what causes flooding.
Explain what stream channelization is, how
to recognize it, why it might be done, and what its effects are.
Describe strategies that can help reduce flooding in an urban
After a field visit to Gompers Park (south), describe conditions in
the park that might affect flooding (either for the better or
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