H.L. (Len) Vacher
H.L. (Len) Vacher
Office: SCA 504
Lab: SCA 539
Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1971
Quantitative and mathematical literacy in geoscience education.
Honors and Award
Neil Miner Award, National Association of Geoscience Teachers, 2004
Geology of national parks project: http://serc.carleton.edu/sp/ssac/national_parks/
Spreadsheets across the curriculum project: http://serc.carleton.edu/sp/ssac_home
Vacher, H.L., and Lardner, E., 2010. Spreadsheets across the curriculum, 1: The idea and the resource. Numeracy 3(2), Article 6. DOI: 10.5038/1936-4618.104.22.168
Vacher, H.L., and Chavez, T., 2009. Quantitative literacy on the Web of Science, 2: Mining the health numeracy literature for assessment items. Numeracy 2(1), Article 5. DOI: 10.5038/1936-4622.214.171.124
Vacher, H.L., and Chavez, T., 2008. Quantitative literacy on the Web of Science, 1: The bibliography and its role in the history of this journal. Numeracy 1(2), Article 2. DOI: 10.5038/1936-46126.96.36.199
Fratesi, S.E. and Vacher, H.L., 2008. Scientific journals as fossil traces of sweeping change in the structure and practice of modern geology. Journal of Research Practice, 4(1), Article M1. Available at: http://jrp.icaap.org/index.php/jrp/article/view/128/106
Florea, L. J., Vacher, H.L., Donahue, B., and Naar, D., 2007, Quaternary cave levels in peninsular Florida, Quaternary Science Reviews, 26: 1344-1361.
Florea, L. J., and Vacher, H.L. 2007. Eogenetic karst hydrology: Insights from the 2004 hurricanes, peninsular Florida: Ground Water, 45(4):. 439-446.
Hughes, J. D., Vacher, H. L., and Sanford, W. E., 2007. Three-dimensional flow in the Florida Platform: Theoretical analysis of Kohout Convection at its type locality. Geology, 35(7): 663-666.
Vacher, H.L., Hutchings, W.C. and Budd, D.A., 2006, Metaphors and models: The ASR bubble in the Floridan aquifer. Ground Water, 44: 44-54.
Florea, L.J., and Vacher, H.L., 2006 Springflow hydrographs: Eogenetic vs. telogenetic karst: Ground Water, 44: 352-361.
Vacher, H.L. and T.M. Quinn (editors), 1997. Geology and Hydrogeoology of Carbonate Islands. Elsevier, Amsterdam, 948 pp.
Computational Geology series (1998-2005) in the Journal of Geoscience Education: http://www.nagt.org/nagt/jge/columns/compgeo.html