ESCI 561 (01) - Landscape Evolution

Landscape Evolution

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 11062
Special Fees: $35.00
Course focuses on the processes that shape the Earth's surface. Lectures discuss the development of landscapes in a wide variety of climatic and geologic settings, with an emphasis on understanding the process mechanics that create landforms and surficial deposits. Labs involve topographic map interpretation, geomorphic data analysis, and short field exercises. Course incorporates one weekend field trip that explores the landscapes of Cape Cod. Students also gain practical experience in geomorphic research by teaming up and completing a required lab- or field-based project. Prereq: ESCI 401, ESCI 402, or permission. Lab. Special fee.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Instructors: Joseph Licciardi

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 TR 9:40am - 11:00am JAMS 254
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 R 2:10pm - 4:00pm JAMS 240