by <scholar’s name here>
November xx, 20xx
section could introduce the reason you are doing the field trip or lab
exercise. What features are you going to see and why, what are you
going to observe or sample and why, how does the trip satisfy the
learning objectives of the course (these are linked in your syllabus),
This section could introduce the reason you are doing the field trip or lab exercise. What features are you going to see and why, what are you going to observe or sample and why, how does the trip satisfy the learning objectives of the course (these are linked in your syllabus), etc.
<describes the physiographic
area visited during the lab--> east valley wall of
Description of Field Site or sites (this could be included in the above section)
Slope, age of trees, species, etc (Fig. 2?)
If you go to multiple locations, then each one could be set off in this report with a separate header.
Description of field techniques
Explain how, when, and where we cored trees and collected cores. Note what data was collected and what was the data?, etc
Description of Sample preparation
Describes sample preparation—all steps (Fig. 3.?) The samples were scanned on an Epson Expression 1680 scanner at 1600 pixels per inch resolution (both x and y directions) by instructor and student volunteers. This resolution was converted so that the scale of measurement in Image J was in hundreths of a millimeter (.0.01mm).
Measurement of Samples
What program was used (Image J)—go to the Image J web site to see how to cite the program. The
This is a recap of what you have done. Don’t introduce any new information in this section
References (use APA style as per Guidelines_for_writing_lab_reports)
Agee, J. …..
ImageJ [find out how to cite at ImageJ website)
Kenneth A.; Pringle, Patrick T., 1986, Post-glacial lahars of the
Wegmann, Karl W., 2004, Geologic field trip to the Aldercrest-Banyon Landslide and Mount St. Helens, Washington, Part I—Stevenson to Castle Rock: Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources, 24 p.
Fig. 1. Map of the study area (more details here)
Fig. 2. Photo of _______ showing _________coring tree number _________ etc etc
Fig. 3. Photo (or sketch) of core [marking oriented core sample so tracheid cells are perpendicular to mount]
Fig. 4. Photo (or sketch) of steaming core to untwist it.
Fig. 5. Photo (or sketch) of ________gluing core number ___- to mount.
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