Our Physical Environment

various images of geographic landscapes
Course Number: Geog 101
Credits: 
3
Course Type: 
Lecture
College: 
Science & Engineering
Department: 
Geography & Environment
Course Description: 

This course examines the physical processes that shape our planet including: elements of weather and climate; landform creation and change; formation and distribution of soils and biological systems; and the hydrologic cycle. Emphasis is placed on the strong links between processes, patterns and phenomena of our earth-atmosphere system. We explore these topics through lecture, reading, discussion, practical exercises and field work.

Term: 
Fall & Spring