The group at the Triplett and Van Doren No-Till site.
Coring the Earth.
An air stripping tower at the Wellfield.
An interceptor well at the South Wellfielde.
The support staff coring a Dawn Redwood at Secrest Arboretum.
A Gateway to Environmental Science
Below are some of the photos and materials from last spring’s course. Because of ongoing environmental changes some of these materials are out of date.
Last lecture slides for Spring 2016 – here.
Starting out at the OARDC after a brief encounter with a glacial erratic, we moved on to the Secrest Arboretum to appreciate the history of growing trees there and the ongoing experiments (including the Triplett-Van Doren no-till experiment.
Next at the South Wellfield – the family of wells included, water supply, monitoring and interceptor wells.
An interceptor well – intercepting a contaminant plume of TCE.
Professor Current, who is a contaminant hydrogeologist, fills us in the evolution of a contaminant plume.
Air stripper tower – one good way to remove VOCs.
The group at Wooster Memorial Park.
Crossing the stream for the 4th time. Note how the stream continues to become disconnected from its floodplain as it cuts down.
Extruding another meter of mud for analysis of environmental change.