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Prerequisites: Graduate Standing required.
Study of processes driving the dynamic form and evolution of Earth’s surface, focusing on the mechanics of physical and chemical interactions between ice, water, air, rock, sediment and soil. This course provides an overview of Earth surface processes and the landforms they produce. Topics include weathering and erosion, glaciers and periglacial processes, hillslopes and mass movements, earthquakes, and fluvial systems. Two lectures and one exercise period per week; one mandatory full-day field trip. Additional work required for graduate students.