Mark M. Van Steeter, Ph.D.
Western Oregon University
Associate Professor of Geography
Office: HSS 216
ph: 503-838-8855
e-mail: vanstem@wou.edu

Office hours (Spring 2016): M 2-4, T 12-1, R 12-2 or by appointment

 

Spring 2016 Courses

Introductory Physical Geography (Geog 105)

Syllabus

Study Guide (rough)

National Climate Assessment

Web Site for CARBON FEE AND DIVIDEND: http://citizensclimatelobby.org

Carbon Fee and Dividend Powerpoint

 

 

Geographic Field Methods (Geog 321W)

Syllabus

Map Reading

GPS Reading 1 (note that info in the 3 readings is repetitive, but one might work better than another for you)

GPS Reading 2

GPS Reading 3

Streamflow Reading 1

Streamflow Measuring Discharge Web sites::

http://www.fondriest.com/environmental-measurements/equipment/hydrological-measurements/streamflow-measurements/

http://www.water-research.net/index.php/streamflow-measurement

Beach/Oregon Coast Reading

Soil Basics

Soil Photos (see pages 53-78)

Peer Email List and Partners

Newt Reading

Dendrochronology Reading

Dendrochronology Powerpoint

Old Growth Links:

http://www.oregonwild.org/oregon_forests/old_growth_protection/pacific-northwest-research-station-old-growth-a-unique-ecosystem

http://www.fs.fed.us/pnw/pubs/science-update-4.pdf

 

Climatology (Geog 490)

Syllabus

PowerPoint Radiation Budget

Reading #1 Syria and Climate Change

Reading #2 Climate Past and Future

Reading #3 Seal Level Rise

Koeppen Map Link: http://people.eng.unimelb.edu.au/mpeel/Koppen/World_Koppen_Map.png