|Course Cluster: Planetary Science, Planetary Science Minor|
This inquiry into the evolution of the landscape emphasizes the interdependence of climate, geology, and physical processes in shaping the land. Topics include weathering and soil formation, fluvial processes, and landform development in cold and arid regions on Earth and other planets. Applications of geomorphic research and quantitative theories of landform development are introduced throughout the course where appropriate.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: E&ES101 OR E&ES199 OR E&ES115 OR [E&ES197 or BIOL197 or ENVS197]
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (E&ES)(ENVS)(PSCI-MN)(SISP)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Don J. Easterbrook, Surface Processes and Landforms, 2nd Edition, Additional readings from the primary literature.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Midterm exam; term paper; final exam.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
E&ES221 must be taken concurrently.
|Instructor(s): Gilmore,Martha S. Times: .M.W... 10:50AM-12:10PM; Location: TBA|
|Total Enrollment Limit: 21||SR major: 2||JR major: 2|| || |
|Seats Available: 5||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 2||JR non-major: 2||SO: 13||FR: 0|