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GEOL 212 - Earth Surface Processes


This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
Environmental Studies
Semester Offered: Second Semester
Credits (Range): 4 hours
Attribute: 4NS
An examination of the evolution of Earth’s surface focusing on the processes that shape the landscape we see today. We will discuss the tectonic, erosional, and climatic forces that give rise to mountains, river valleys, glacial landscapes, and coastlines as well as the surficial processes that continually shape Earth including weathering, dissolution, sediment transport, mass wasting, glaciation, and wave action. Lectures, laboratories and field trips emphasize integration of descriptive, quantitative, and interpretive aspects of geomorphology.
Enrollment Limit: 18
Instructor: A. Schmidt
Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: GEOL 120 or consent of the instructor.



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