Monday, November 22, 2010

Effects of Natural Forces in Sabino Canyon

Prof. Iadevaia shows the effects of natural forces on Sabino Canyon in Tucson, AZ

Wind and Waves

A short video clip by Prof. Iadevaia showing local wind effects on the surface of the ocean producing small breaking waves on swells.

Optical Properties Of Ocean Water

Prof Iadevaia tests optical properties of ocean water for his Walden University students.

Three Color Absorption Test

Testing for absorption of the visual spectrum in ocean water by Prof. Iadevaia for his Walden University students.

Why using "rays" could lead to a misconception.

The use of "rays" is not a good idea because it can lead to a misconception as to how energy is radiated from a point source. This video clip is for my Walden University students.

A Typical Weatherstation Instrument Package

This video for Prof Iadevaia's Walden University students, shows the components of a typical weather-station instrument package . The instruments must be calibrated and housed in a standard way so that many of the instrument packages can be used at multiple locations providing weather data over vast areas. Calibration and procedures as to location, operation and placement of the instruments must be identical for the data to be reliable.

Absorption and Transmission of Light in a Liquid

Here is a demo for my Walden University students of the absorption and transmission of light in a liquid.