Geological Processes

Nelson Mandela University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Geological Processes

  • Host University

    Nelson Mandela University

  • Location

    Port Elizabeth, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Geology, Natural Sciences

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    0
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    0
  • Overview

    Syllabus

    FOUNDATIONAL NATURE
    A regular first-year 7-week Geology module on this topic is offered over a full-semester (14 weeks) with additional foundational content.

    CONTENTS OUTLINE

    • Geological processes.
    • Practical work: analysis of topographic and geologic maps.
    • Additional work for extended curriculum students: field observations of beach, river and dune processes; chemistry of weathering; landforms on topographic maps.