EOSC 330 · Principles of Geomorphology

Landform development; morphological and historical analysis of landforms; applications in engineering and resource development. Please consult the Faculty of Science Credit Exclusion List: www.students.ubc.ca/calendar/index.cfm?tree=12,215,410,414. [3-2-0] Prerequisite: One of GEOB 103, EOSC 110, EOSC 210.

Course Availability & Schedule

Learning Goals

Statement

Instructors

Dr. Scott McDougall, P.Eng.

Textbook

Trenhaille, A.S., 2007. Geomorphology, a Canadian Perspective. 3rd to 5th. Edition, Oxford, N.Y.

Course Content

1. Lectures (outline follows);

2. Reading: there will be a reading assignment each week from the course textbook. 

3. Laboratories and problems: there will be 5 lab exercises, each due one week after introduction of the assignment, unless indicated otherwise.  There will also be a project, equivalent to one lab.

            NOTE:  All labs are due in your lab section on the date of the subsequent lab (unless otherwise specified by the TA).

4. Examinations: There will be two mid-term quizzes and a final examinations.

Course Outline

First Lecture

IMPORTANT:

FILL IN THE TEACHING EVALUATION FORM BEFORE DUE DATE.

Lecture Topics

Lecture notes (PDF's)

Labs

Lab Handouts (PDF's)