Tutorial: Using Spreadsheets in Geography

Craig Nichol

The spreadsheet tutorial is built within excel (first link below). Download the file below and complete the tutorials (tabs within the excel spreadsheet) as instructed by your instructor.

About the Author

Craig is an Associate Professor of Teaching at the University of British Columbia Okanagan in the Earth, Environmental and Geographic Sciences Department. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in geology and M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in hydrogeology. He has worked in regional groundwater resources, surface water and groundwater interactions, flow in the unsaturated zone, irrigation and greenhouse gas emissions, and mine waste management. He teaches courses in introductory geoscience, hydrogeology, contaminant transport, geophysics, soil physics and geoscience field techniques. He is an active participant in the water stewardship community of the Okanagan region. His work in geoscience complements a lifelong passion for the outdoors, that sees him out skiing, hiking and climbing when he can.