Offered in the Spring Quarter. 5 Units. MW 2.00-3.15 pm
Basic quantitative understanding of processes shaping Earth’s surface. In-depth evaluation of hillslope diffusion, mass wasting, sediment transport, and fluvial processes. Applications of quantitative methods are emphasized throughout class. Laboratory provides understanding of experimental, physical, and remote sensing data.
Prerequisite: Geog. 3B; or Earth Science 2
Recommended Preparation: Basic knowledge of MATLAB
Study of the interactions among water, landforms, soil, and vegetation that create and modify the surface of the Earth. Impacts of physical environment on human societies and humans as agents of environmental change.
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