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GEOL 479: Surficial Processes

(Dual-listed with GEOL 579). (Cross-listed with ENSCI). (2-3) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: GEOL 100 and GEOL 100L; or GEOL 201; or equivalent experience.
The study of physical processes that shape Earth's surface. Topics include weathering, sediment transport, and landform genesis with emphasis on fluvial, glacial, hillslope, eolian, and coastal processes. Applications to engineering and environmental problems. Laboratory includes topographic map interpretation and local field trips.