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Landscapes and Water
This college course offers a basic introduction to the sciences of hydrology and geomorphology, which are two branches of Geography dealing with earth surface processes. This page contains two labs, a summary of each unit covered, a syllabus for the course, and example questions. Topics covered include plate tectonics, earthquakes and volcanoes, weathering, soils, mass wasting, fluvial processes, arid environments, eolian processes, and glacial processes.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Lab activity
    • Problem set
    • Syllabus
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Physical geography
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
  • Hydrology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2001, Univ. of Colorado-Geography . All rights reserved
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-001-730
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Dr John Pitlick
University of Colorado Department of Geography