Geog 137/237. Quantitative Geomorphology

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.

Instructor: Ganti
Prerequisite: Geog. 3B; or Earth Science 2
Recommended Preparation: Basic knowledge of MATLAB

Geog 3B. Land, Water, and Life

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.