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Geomorphology and Glacial Geology

Holly Dolliver

University of Wisconsin- River Falls
Public four-year institution, primarily undergraduate


This course covers the principles and analyses of processes that affect changes of the Earth's surface and govern the development of landforms. Topics include lecture and laboratory experiences in weathering and soil development, slope stability, stream hydraulics, wind action, groundwater and karst development, periglacial process, glacier erosion and transport, glacial sediments, and glacial landforms.

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

less than 15

Course Context:

This is an upper-division course required for geology majors and strongly recommended for soil science majors. The course has a required 3 hour weekly lab and Saturday field trip.



Syllabus (Acrobat (PDF) 36kB May5 08)

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