GEOG 2290: Advanced Geomorphology

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Course Format Lecture 3.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 2.0 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

Advanced studies of the processes that affect development of natural landforms and landscapes. GEOG 2290 is a laboratory science course with both lecture and laboratory sections. Topics covered include fluvial, coastal, desert glacial and periglacial processes, natural weathering phenomena and soil profile development. Topics of local interest include mass movement, earthquake activity, volcanism and natural hazards associated with the Greater Vancouver - Fraser River Valley region. Weekly labs will introduce methods of analysis with case studies as means to teach applications in environmental assessment and interpretation. Field trips will focus on local landscape development.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum "C-" grade in GEOG 1190 or GEOL 1110; or permission of the instructor.

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