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GEOL 643 - Tectonic Geomorphology


Units: 4
Effects of earthquakes on modern landforms; types of geomorphic markers and determination of their ages; geologic structures resulting from earthquakes; geodesy and deformation rates; deformation and geomorphology at different timescales.

Prerequisites: M.S. Geology major.
Equivalent Quarter Course: GEOL 6430.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Gain a detailed understanding of the processes that shape the landscape and the timescales involved.
  2. Assess the landforms and materials that form important geomorphic markers.
  3. Discover and appreciate how multi-disciplinary approaches are integrated and applied to address issues in tectonic geomorphology.
  4. Develop an understanding of these approaches and will be able to interpret and evaluate a range of spatial, numerical and graphical data.
  5. Critically review and summarize seminal and current journal articles in précis format and present articles to their peers.




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