ESCI 561 (01) - Landscape Evolution

Landscape Evolution

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 10839
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. Lab.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): ESCI 401 or ESCI 409
Instructors: Matt Davis

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 TR 8:10am - 9:30am JAMS 254
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 R 2:10pm - 4:00pm JAMS 240
Final Exam 12/13/2023 12/13/2023 W 8:00am - 10:00am JAMS 254