Geomorphology

Victoria University of Wellington

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Geomorphology

  • Host University

    Victoria University of Wellington

  • Location

    Wellington, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Geography

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    ESCI/GEOG 111, 15 points from (MATH 132-177, PHYS 131, STAT 193, STAT 292)

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    5
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    7
  • Overview

    The course describes geomorphic processes and the landforms created by them. It will include a comprehensive review of the major processes shaping planetary surfaces by water, wind and ice. These concepts will be illustrated using case studies from Earth and other terrestrial planets.

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