GEOS 201
Geomorphology Fall 2009
Division III
Cross-listed ENVI 205 / GEOS 201 / GEOS 201 / ENVI 205
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This course is designed for geosciences majors and for environmental studies students interested in surficial geologic processes and their importance in shaping the physical environment. The course emphasizes the nature and rates of constructional, weathering, and erosional processes and the influence of climatic, tectonic, and volcanic forces on landform evolution. Labs focus on field measurements of hydrologic and geomorphic processes in the Williamstown area as well as on the analysis of topographic maps and stereo air photos.
The Class: Format: lecture/discussion, three hours per week; laboratory, three hours per week/student projects; weekend field trip to the White Mountains
Limit: none
Expected: 15
Class#: 1737
Grading: yes pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation will be based on two hour exams, a project, and lab work
Prerequisites: any 100-level Geosciences course or consent of the instructor
Distributions: Division III
Notes: This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
ENVI 205 Division III GEOS 201 Division III GEOS 201 Division III ENVI 205 Division III
Attributes: AMST Space and Place Electives
ENVI Natural World Electives

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