Geography of Landforms

volcanic, karst, and glacial landforms
Course Number: Geog 312
Credits: 
4
Course Type: 
Lecture + Activity
College: 
Science & Engineering
Department: 
Geography & Environment
Course Description: 

 

This course is about geomorphology, the study of earth's landforms, and the internal and surface processes that form its surface: mountain-building and continental scale tectonic processes, volcanoes, rock weathering processes, hillslopes, fluvial (streams), coastal, wind, glaciers, karst, and the significance of structure, climate and human activities. Field trips to Lassen Volcanic National Park to see volcanic, glacial, fluvial, hillslope and weathering phenomena (3-day) and the San Mateo Coast (1-day).

Term: 
Fall