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Chen, Mara

Faculty, Geography and Geosciences
Henson Science Hall (HS) 157J
410-546-6202 or ext 66202
mxchensalisburyedu
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Courses  []

2014 Fall

  • GEOG 321-010 REMOTE SENSING OF ENVRNMT
    Examination of fundamental principles, history and applications of remote sensing technology to environmental studies. Emphasis on electromagnetic spectrum, aerial photography, photogrammetry, satellite imaging systems, digital image processing, and major applications of remote sensing in mapping and managing environmental problems. Prerequisite: Twelve hours in geography. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week.
  • GEOG 321-011 REMOTE SENSING OF ENVRNMT
    Examination of fundamental principles, history and applications of remote sensing technology to environmental studies. Emphasis on electromagnetic spectrum, aerial photography, photogrammetry, satellite imaging systems, digital image processing, and major applications of remote sensing in mapping and managing environmental problems. Prerequisite: Twelve hours in geography. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week.
  • GEOL 103-010 INTRO TO PHYSICAL GEOLOGY
    Introduction to the nature and character of the Earth’s crust and the geological processes that generate and shape landform features. Topics include minerals, rocks, earth structure and plate tectonics, geological processes and associated landforms. Three one-hour lectures and one two-hour laboratory per week. Meets General Education IVA or IVB (Prior to Fall 2008: IIIA or IIIB).
  • GEOL 103-011 INTRO TO PHYSICAL GEOLOGY
    Introduction to the nature and character of the Earth’s crust and the geological processes that generate and shape landform features. Topics include minerals, rocks, earth structure and plate tectonics, geological processes and associated landforms. Three one-hour lectures and one two-hour laboratory per week. Meets General Education IVA or IVB (Prior to Fall 2008: IIIA or IIIB).
  • GEOL 103-012 INTRO TO PHYSICAL GEOLOGY
    Introduction to the nature and character of the Earth’s crust and the geological processes that generate and shape landform features. Topics include minerals, rocks, earth structure and plate tectonics, geological processes and associated landforms. Three one-hour lectures and one two-hour laboratory per week. Meets General Education IVA or IVB (Prior to Fall 2008: IIIA or IIIB).
  • GEOL 465-001 EARTH SCIENCE SEMINAR
    Discussions of the scientific process and timely topics in earth science and related fields. Requires participation and presentations. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of instructor. Two hours per week.

2015 Spring

  • GEOL 103-010 INTRO TO PHYSICAL GEOLOGY
    Introduction to the nature and character of the Earth’s crust and the geological processes that generate and shape landform features. Topics include minerals, rocks, earth structure and plate tectonics, geological processes and associated landforms. Three one-hour lectures and one two-hour laboratory per week. Meets General Education IVA or IVB (Prior to Fall 2008: IIIA or IIIB).
  • GEOL 103-011 INTRO TO PHYSICAL GEOLOGY
    Introduction to the nature and character of the Earth’s crust and the geological processes that generate and shape landform features. Topics include minerals, rocks, earth structure and plate tectonics, geological processes and associated landforms. Three one-hour lectures and one two-hour laboratory per week. Meets General Education IVA or IVB (Prior to Fall 2008: IIIA or IIIB).
  • GEOL 103-012 INTRO TO PHYSICAL GEOLOGY
    Introduction to the nature and character of the Earth’s crust and the geological processes that generate and shape landform features. Topics include minerals, rocks, earth structure and plate tectonics, geological processes and associated landforms. Three one-hour lectures and one two-hour laboratory per week. Meets General Education IVA or IVB (Prior to Fall 2008: IIIA or IIIB).
  • GEOL 405-010 ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY
    Study of the fundamental principles and applications of environmental geology. Emphasis on environmental hazards, associated impact risks, and the dynamic interactions between humans and the environment. The topics covered include natural hazards, resources and the environment, land use and the environment, and environmental geology research methods. Prerequisite: GEOG 104 or GEOG 105 or GEOL 103. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week.
  • GEOL 405-011 ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY
    Study of the fundamental principles and applications of environmental geology. Emphasis on environmental hazards, associated impact risks, and the dynamic interactions between humans and the environment. The topics covered include natural hazards, resources and the environment, land use and the environment, and environmental geology research methods. Prerequisite: GEOG 104 or GEOG 105 or GEOL 103. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week.

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Awards, Scholarship & Creative Works:  []

Article(s)

Stribling, J. M., Glahn, O. A., Chen, X. M. & Cornwell, J. C. 
(2006). 
Microtopographic variability in plant distribution and biogeochemistry in a brackish-marsh system. 
Marine Ecology-Progress Series, 
320, 
121-129. 
Chen, M. X., Lawler, E. & Venso, E. 
(2001). 
Student perspectives on science teaching & learning. 
Mast Rapper, 
26(4), 
18-31. 

Book Chapters

Chen, X. M. (2009). Remote sensing in environmental risk assessment. Mehdi Khosrow-Pour (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Information Science & Technology, 2nd ed., Volume 4. IGI Global Publisher.

Instructional Resources

Chen, X.M. (2011). Complete PowerPoint Lecture Outlines. [The Instructor Resource Center CD accompanies the Introduction to Environmental Geology, 5th ed. by Keller].. Prentice Hall.

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