Articles | Volume 4, issue 2
Geosci. Commun., 4, 209–231, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-4-209-2021
Geosci. Commun., 4, 209–231, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-4-209-2021

Research article 13 Apr 2021

Research article | 13 Apr 2021

Introducing electronic circuits and hydrological models to postsecondary physical geography and environmental science students: systems science, circuit theory, construction, and calibration

Nicholas J. Kinar

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ED: Reconsider after major revisions (further review by editor and referees) (29 Oct 2020) by Stephanie Zihms
AR by Nicholas Kinar on behalf of the Authors (09 Dec 2020)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (18 Dec 2020) by Stephanie Zihms
RR by Nilay Dogulu (05 Jan 2021)
RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (01 Feb 2021)
ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (further review by editor) (02 Feb 2021) by Stephanie Zihms
AR by Nicholas Kinar on behalf of the Authors (09 Feb 2021)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (25 Feb 2021) by Stephanie Zihms
ED: Publish as is (25 Feb 2021) by Sam Illingworth(Executive Editor)
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Postsecondary advanced hydrology students often work with electronic sensing systems at field sites but are rarely given the opportunity to build and test electronic circuits used for collection of environmental data. Students constructed custom-designed circuits for water detection and environmental measurement. The circuits taught students about systems theory and hydrological models. This activity motivated learning and showed how circuits are used to collect data for model application.
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