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Fluvial Geomorphology

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Andrew Wilcox

University of Montana
University with graduate programs, including doctoral programs


This course investigates the processes that determine the form and evolution of rivers and streams.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology
Resource Type: Course Information:Goals/Syllabi
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16)
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Geomorphology
Course Type: Upper Level:Geomorphology/Surface Processes
Course Size:

less than 15

Course Context:

This is a graduate level course but is suitable for advanced undergraduates with some background in hydrology or geomorphology, physics, and calculus. The course combines lectures, discussions, quantitative problem sets, and collection and analysis of field data.

Course Goals:

Skills Goals


Problem sets, short in-class assignment, discussions, papers, projects in which students integrate field data they collect with material from lectures and papers


Syllabus (Microsoft Word 94kB May5 08)

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