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Environmental Geology Hydrology Lab
This problem set/lab exercise is on surface water hydrology, specifically the local nature of stream runoff. Using various websites, data sets, and graphs, the student analyzes rates of discharge and learns about flooding. The exercise is well-guided, with instructions on using a spreadsheet for data analysis. This resource is part of the Teaching Quantitative Skills in the Geosciences collection.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Problem set
  • Hydrology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
All text and visuals are copyrighted Feb. 28, 1999 W. Locke. Permission to use for noncommercial purposes (educational/scientific) is freely granted, with the condition of a courtesy notification via e-mail to Dr. Locke (
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-105
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Dr William W. Locke
Montana State University - Bozeman, Department of Earth Sciences