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IB/AP Geography part of Cutting Edge:Complex Systems:Courses
IB/AP Geography is a survey course which integrates human and physical systems in a spatial perspective. The course addresses the physical world and the anthropogenic relationship through a complex systems approach ...

Modeling Earth and Environmental Systems part of Cutting Edge:Complex Systems:Courses
In this course, students will build and use models of climatic, hydrologic, geochemical, and human systems, explore the basic concepts of systems modeling, use models to test hypotheses, and find out about the ...

Oil, Water and Climate part of Cutting Edge:Complex Systems:Courses
Oil and water are two key strategic resources dominating the international scene. This class provides an overview of global distributions of oil and water resources and analyzes some of the social, economic, and ...

Introduction to Remote Sensing part of Cutting Edge:Online Teaching:Online Courses
This course introduces students to the basics of remote sensing, characteristics of remote sensors, and remote sensing applications in academic disciplines and professional industries. Emphasis is placed on image ...

Environmental Systems: Landscapes and Water part of Cutting Edge:Geodesy:Courses
This course introduces students to the sciences of hydrology and geomorphology, which are two branches of physical Geography dealing with earth surface processes.

Physical Geography part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Courses
This is a course introducing physical geography, which examines the processes and features that shape the Earth. We introduce the tools used by physical geographers to understand and analyze these Earth systems. We ...

Geomorphic Processes with Lab part of Goals Database
In this course we will study landform processes at the Earth's surface including the work of water, wind, and ice in erosion, transportation, and deposition on land and in the sea. The significance of ...

Physical Geography part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Courses
This course is an overview of both the atmospheric and geomorphologic aspects of physical geography. The first half of the semester deals with atmospheric processes and meteorology, including climate change. The ...

Physical Geography part of Goals Database
Introductory level physical geography course in which half of the semester is spent on geomorphology.

World Natural Environments part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Courses
This is an introductory physical geography course that explores the dynamics of the earth's physical environment including the atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere, and biosphere and the linkages between these ...

Physical Geography part of Cutting Edge:Introductory Courses:Courses
This is a survey course designed to cover key concepts in physical geography, from climate change to landscape processes to map interpretation. The course has no laboratory component but includes a variety of ...

Rivers, Floodplains, and Management part of Goals Database
Rivers and their floodplains are central to human populations and ecology, but must be carefully managed to maintain their benefits whilst minimizing risks associated with water supply, water quality, and flooding. ...

World Natural Environments part of Goals Database
World Natural Environments is an entry level introduction to physical geography course, covering weather/climate, geomorphology, hydrology and biogeography. The course is based on five case studies (Weather and ...

Conservation GIS part of Goals Database
This course is designed to prepare conservation workers and scientists how to acquire, organize and manipulate geographic information using GIS technology.

Shallow Subsurface Imaging part of Goals Database
This course covers techniques of geophysical investigation of the shallow subsurface as they apply to solving groundwater, environmental, archaeological, and engineering problems. Emphasizes methods, survey design, ...

Surveying for Engineers part of Goals Database
The course introduces techniques for plane surveying and position determination. The course includes an introduction to measurement and error theory, reference surfaces, coordinate systems and datums, horizontal ...

Discover Geography part of Goals Database
Discover Geography is an introductory course that surveys the field of geography and demonstrates the relevance of basic geographic concepts, topics, and methodologies. It is intended primarily for freshmen and ...

Physical Geography part of Goals Database
Brigitte Dillet , bdillet@wncc.edu Western Nevada Community College a Two Year College . Course URL: Subject: GeographyResource Type: Course Information:Goals/SyllabiGrade Level: College Lower ...