Department of Earth Science |Northeastern Illinois University

ESCI 337
Fall, 2007

Daily Objectives #27 (December 6, 2007)                                        Dr. Sanders

By the end of today's class, you should be able to do the following:

Reading and Comprehending Hydrogeologic Research Papers
  • Give an outline of the components of a scientific research paper.
  • Read a hydrogeological research paper and comment on its salient aspects.

Today's Agenda:

v Reading Hydrogeologic Research Papers

Explore a number of hydrogeologic research papers and identify the structural/organizational components that are common to most or all of them. 

Working from the set of papers provided in class, examine one paper in particular.  All the papers provided describe projects that involve remediating contaminated ground water.  In small groups, assign these aspects of the research to individual group members:
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